Master of Medical Research

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1 2023

Applications close

Monday, 2 January 2023

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Master of Medical Research (MMedRes), a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 30 credit points for the prescribed courses
  • gain 10 credit points for the listed elective
  • successfully complete the 80 credit point dissertation.
Progress review requirements

Completion of progress reporting requirements is a condition of continued candidature for higher degree research programs. The following progress review requirements must be completed for the Master of Medical Research program:

  • completion of the Confirmation of Candidature Milestone within 6 months (equivalent full-time) of commencement
  • completion of the Thesis and Candidature Review Milestone within 1 year (equivalent full-time) of commencement
Progression rules

Where a student receives a fail grade for a coursework course in the Master of Medical Research, unless special circumstances apply, the student is not permitted to repeat the failed course or to undertake an alternative course and their enrolment in the program will be cancelled.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Research).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.