Master of Philosophy (Science)

Course Code

106903

Version

1

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Category type

MRE – Masters by Research

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. Course Prerequisites

    Admission requirements for this degree are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines.

    Admission Requirements for Masters by Research

    1. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with I, IIA, or IIB Honours, Master Qualifying, Postgraduate Diploma; OR

    2. An appropriate Research Methods course in a related field at level specified by Faculty including research project of at least 6 credit points at standard of credit or above, OR

    3. An approved qualification deemed to be equivalent by the Head of School, Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Graduate Research Studies.

Course Structure

Candidates can be enrolled in the time-based subject pertaining to their field of study

MR7602 Masters Research Thesis (Aquaculture)

MR7607 Masters Research Thesis (Botany)

MR7609 Masters Research Thesis (Conservative Biology)

MR7611 Masters Research Thesis (Earth Sciences)

MR7621 Masters Research Thesis (Enviro Physics, Met and Ocean)

MR7622 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Geoscience)

MR7623 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Science)

MR7624 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Studies)

MR7625 Masters Research Thesis (Exploration and Mining Geology)

MR7626 Masters Research Thesis (Geographic and Land Information Systems)

MR7627 Masters Research Thesis (Geography)

MR7628 Masters Research Thesis (Geology)

MR7630 Masters Research Thesis (Marine Biology)

MR7631 Masters Research Thesis (Mathematics)

MR7632 Masters Research Thesis (Physics)

MR7633 Masters Research Thesis (Remote Sensing)

MR7634 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Agricultural Science)

MR7637 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Marine Ecology and Fisheries Biology)

MR7639 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Plant Sciences)

MR7640 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Urban and Regional Planning)

MR7641 Masters Research Thesis (Zoology)

MR7642 Masters Research Thesis (Natural Resource Management)

MR7648 Masters Research Thesis (Coral Reef Studies)

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Supervising body

Higher Degrees by Research Sub-Committee (HDRSC)

Confirmation of candidature

See University Requirements – Masters by Research

Supervision

See University Requirements – Masters by Research

Progression

See University Requirements – Masters by Research

EFTSL to complete (equivalent full-time student load)

2 EFTSL

Credit points of coursework subjects

Nil

Subsumption of coursework subjects

Subsumption not permitted

Advanced Standing

Not eligible

Award Details

The field of study shall appear on the testamur