Master of Rural and Remote Medicine

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

This program is a broad-based degree course for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine. As rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline the range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from UWA or equivalent; and completed or be completing fellowship training in a specialty college; or have an approved level of prior professional rural experience; or completed the Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from UWA.


The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points.

Subjects you can Study:

Rural and remote medicine

Study Pathways:

The Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine articulates with this course.

Who for:

Medical practitioners

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Medical Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Crawley No info Yes Part time 2 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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