Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in nursing and health care delivery.
The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the area of ageing and chronic disease, including:
- evaluation of interventions for preventing, diagnosing and treating chronic health issues
- health equity for vulnerable populations
- mental health, particularly health risk and health-seeking behaviours
- public health and health services.
You will undertake clinical or experimental research in one of these fields with an individual supervisor overseeing your development and progress.
Research is undertaken in a strongly multi-disciplinary environment that brings clinical and basic researchers together to undertake novel research at the boundaries between disciplines.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Time spent on research
Full-time candidates are expected to commit at least four days per week (or at least two days per week for part-time candidates) to their research. The academic year is 48 weeks.
Regular contact with your supervisor
A schedule of meetings with your supervisor/s must be established to assess progress against milestones and timely completion.
Resources, facilities and support
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal. You will be part of an active research community and have access to resources and workshops to help you succeed.
School of Graduate Research
The School of Graduate Research works with Schools to further support candidates during their postgraduate research degree.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
You will be able to pursue an academic career in a university or be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories.
Program and course information
Focus on a healthier tomorrow
Play a vital role in nursing care of people across the life span and the continuum of care in communities.