Master of Philosophy

Master of Philosophy

Develop your independent research skills with the Master of Philosophy. This postgraduate research course is 2 years of full-time equivalent study.

Make a new contribution to knowledge or evaluate existing material in a new light with an MPhil research project. Complete your project with the production of a research thesis.

Gain the skills to take on theoretical and practical approaches to problems and innovate with a broad range of potential applications. Develop yourself professionally within your chosen sector or apply your research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new contexts.

Create knowledge, transform your future.

As a JCU Master of Philosophy candidate you’ll undertake focussed research in the Tropics. Explore and generate new knowledge to meet the social, environmental and sustainability challenges facing tropical communities.

Tailor your program to meet your individual interests as a research student. Your research project is the largest component of your course, and you will be guided by a research advisory academic team. Access a range of coursework, professional development and modularised learning materials to help support you throughout the MPhil. You’ll be encouraged to present your research, write research publications and give conference presentations.

View the Handbook for a detailed overview of available subjects.