Masters in Laboratory Science
A Master’s degree in Laboratory Science equips international students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary for employment as Medical Laboratory specialists and experts to work in laboratories, diagnostic centres and research institutes. It offers a formal and advanced qualification and training in Laboratory Medicine for students with an undergraduate degree in the same discipline or an allied one.
A Master’s in this discipline covers most of the clinical aspects of this degree. A successful completion makes the students eligible to take the examination to become a prestigious member of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) once the required practical laboratory experience is completed. Students can also undertake more research and other postgraduate training leading to potential career options. Career options as laboratory scientists, pathologists, veterinary pathologists and jobs in diagnostic companies and medical service centers abound.
This course qualifies students to take an exam and thereby become a member of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) when they have the appropriate practical laboratory experience. Completion of this degree will provide experience in research and become a pathway for further research degrees for aspirants who want to continue in this field.
Course Duration: 2 years full time
- IELTS Academic score of overall 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0
- Completion of a bachelor qualification in the equivalent discipline (Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical/Biological Sciences, health science or Medicine)
Fees & Scholarships
Fees would be approximately in the range of A$35,000-40,000 per year.
There are scholarships available for selective universities only to deserving candidates, recognising their excellence in the field and any other significant achievement.
This field has many career options such as in Bioengineering, Immunology, Drug Testing, Medical Research, Pharmacology or Clinical analyst.
Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Adept in teamwork, Incredible time management and Excellent communication are all Essential skills of a Laboratory technician or specialist.
The average salary of a Laboratory Medicine specialist or scientist is AUD60,000 per year and the salaries are always on a rise as their expertise is highly specific and in demand. It can rise up to AUD 100,000 per annum based on the years of experience and how well you fair in your job.
Completion of this course from any one of the universities accredited by AIMS can lead to a positive Skill Assessment from the body. This occupation is listed on the MLTSSL (Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List) and one can qualify for Permanent Residency Visa specifically under Visa Subclass 189 with no requirement for state or regional area sponsoring.
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