Prospective applicants can enrol in either Honours or a Masters of Biomedical Science degree at any of our academic sites: Austin Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Radiology.

Honours and Master of Biomedical Science

Prospective students can enrol in any of the following degrees in the Department of Medicine and Radiology:

  • Medicine, Austin Hospital

    For more information on the Honours program at Medicine, Austin Hospital, please contact Ms Jo Mayall.

  • Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital

    The Honours Program, Royal Melbourne Hospital, combines projects from the University of Melbourne's departments of Medicine, Radiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Surgery, NorthWest Academic Centre, Burnett Institute, the Florey Neuroscience Institute and many other affiliates.

    Students enrolled through Royal Melbourne Hospital may be eligible for the Larkins Prize, awarded to the student achieving the highest results for the fourth year Bachelor of Science/Biomedical Honours course. The prize is valued at $1000, and was established in 1999 to honour the contributions of Professor Richard Larkins. Professor Larkins held the positions of Head of the Department of Medicine (RMH/WH) and the James Stewart Professor from 1984 to 1998, and was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences from 1998 to 2003.

    Join us for  2022 Parkville Precinct - RMH Honours and Masters Program Information Session and Q&A to hear from course coordinators who will outline the entry requirements, available projects and supervisors, course structure, further study, and career opportunities. In addition, we will hear from current students who will provide insight into the course experiences and graduate outcomes.

    Monday, 23 August  2021
    4:00pm to 5:30 pm

    Register here

    Royal Melbourne Hospital Honours Project Database

    For more information, please contact:

  • Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital

    Honours and Masters students based at St Vincent's Hospital undertake research as part of the Eastern Hill Campus Precinct, comprising the following Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Departments: Medicine and Radiology, Surgery (incorporating Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology), and Medical Bionics.

    Students can also undertake research in any of the precinct's affiliated medical research institutes and in St Vincent's Hospital departments.

    Webinar Slides and FAQs

    Please contact the relevant supervisors listed in our 2021 Research Projects offerings to discuss admissions into the Honours or Masters of Biomedical Science program at the Eastern Hill Precinct.

  • Master of Biomedical Science Program

    The Master of Biomedical Science program is an alternative to the Honours to PhD pathway. Prospective applicants interested to undertake this degree will need to speak to the relevant academic coordinator(s) at each site in the Department of Medicine & Radiology to discuss their admissions into this pathway.

2021 Projects

View application process and projects that are currently recruiting potential Honours and Master of Biomedical Science students!

Contact details for each node's academic and/ or administrative coordinators can be found above.

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