What is a Translational Clinical Research? Torrens University Australia in collaboration with the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute offer a jointly badged Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Higher Degree by Research (HDR) program in translational clinical. The Baker Institute brings international status as a high quality centre with specialisation in cardiovascular disease and diabetes and the opportunity for Torrens University HDR students to work intensively with experienced medical researchers. This new HDR program is primarily, targeted at biomedical and medical researchers including clinicians and health professionals in both Australia and overseas. A unique aspect of the HDR programs is an online course component in the first six months specifically designed to strengthen capacity in clinical, ethics, design and conduct. In addition, students have an option of a one year clinical or industry placement to complement their research
International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.
10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.
PhD: Full-time 3 years; MPhil: Full-time 2 years;
PhD: Part-time 6 years; MPhil: Part-time: 4 years
It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.
The PhD and M.Phil. Programs have the same features except M.Phil. students omit the second year of research and the placement option (i.e. semesters 4 & 5). Download the course guide for more information.
Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.
Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.
Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.
This dual degree combines leadership & management training with a range of public health skills. It is designed for health professionals with an undergraduate degree or recognised professional qualification in a relevant discipline.
You will further develop your cognitive, technical and creative skills to make effective decisions in a global context. You will also develop strong business acumen, and develop a deeper understanding of environmental health issues, health policies, along with knowledge of the cultural determinants of health and health programming