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Areas of interest

Undertake a postgraduate degree in one of 10 areas of interest.

Biochemistry & Biomolecular Sciences
Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics and Statistics
Optometry and Vision Science

Global opportunities

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Postgraduate options54

Aviation4

Doctor of Philosophy (Aviation)
Degree code : 1900
Graduate Diploma of Aviation Management
Degree code : 5741
Master of Aviation Management
Degree code : 8741
Master of Science (Aviation) (Research)
Degree code : 2905

Biochemistry & Biomolecular Sciences4

Doctor of Philosophy (Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics)
Degree code : 1410
Doctor of Philosophy (Microbiology and Immunology)
Degree code : 1440
Master of Science (Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics) (Research)
Degree code : 2460
Master of Science (Microbiology and Immunology) (Research)
Degree code : 2490

Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences13

Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Geology)
Degree code : 1000
Doctor of Philosophy (Biological Science)
Degree code : 1435
Doctor of Philosophy (Climate Science)
Degree code : 1476
Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Management)
Degree code : 1425
Doctor of Philosophy (Geography)
Degree code : 1080
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management
Degree code : 7339
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management
Degree code : 5499
Master of Environmental Management
Degree code : 8623
Master of Marine Science and Management
Degree code : 8271
Master of Science (Applied Geology) (Research)
Degree code : 2000
Master of Science (Biological Science) (Research)
Degree code : 2485
Master of Science (Climate Sciences) (Research)
Degree code : 2476
Master of Science (Geography) (Research)
Degree code : 2040

Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences3

Doctor of Philosophy (Biotechnology)
Degree code : 1036
Graduate Diploma (Research)
Degree code : 5304
Master of Science (Biotechnology) (Research)
Degree code : 2036

Chemistry2

Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry)
Degree code : 1870
Master of Science (Chemistry) (Research)
Degree code : 2910

Materials Science and Engineering4

Doctor of Philosophy (Materials Science and Engineering)
Degree code : 1045
Master of Engineering (Materials Science and Engineering) (Research)
Degree code : 2175
Master of Materials Technology
Degree code : 8717
Master of Science (Materials Science and Engineering) (Research)
Degree code : 2055

Mathematics and Statistics7

Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics)
Degree code : 1880
Graduate Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics
Degree code : 7659
Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Statistics
Degree code : 5659
Master of Financial Mathematics
Degree code : 8161
Master of Mathematics
Degree code : 8719
Master of Science (Mathematics)(Research)
Degree code : 2920
Master of Statistics
Degree code : 8750

Optometry and Vision Science5

Doctor of Philosophy (Optometry)
Degree code : 1860
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Science)
Degree code : 1487
Master of Optometry and Vision Science
Degree code : 8073
Master of Science (Optometry)(Research)
Degree code : 2900
Master of Science (Vision Science) (Research)
Degree code : 2487

Physics3

Doctor of Philosophy (Physics)
Degree code : 1890
Graduate Diploma (Research)
Degree code : 5304
Master of Science (Physics) (Research)
Degree code : 2930

Psychology10

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)
Degree code : 1400
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Degree code : 1404
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Psychology (Forensic)
Degree code : 1405
Dual PhD / Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Degree code : 1404
Dual PhD / Master of Psychology (Forensic)
Degree code : 1405
Dual PhD / Master of Psychology (Organisational)
Degree code : 1406
Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Degree code : 8256
Master of Psychology (Forensic)
Degree code : 8257
Master of Psychology (Organisational)
Degree code : 8258
Master of Science (Psychology) (Research)
Degree code : 2450

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