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Master of Philosophy (Science)

Course Code

106903

Version

2

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

Course Structure

Campus

Candidature

Progression

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Requirements for admission can be found at University Requirements - Masters by Research.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9) Guidelines for Masters degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

EFTSL to complete (equivalent full-time student load)

2 EFTSL

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Degrees Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9).

Course Structure

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

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Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Supervising body

Higher Degrees by Research Sub-Committee (HDRS-C)

Confirmation of candidature

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

Supervision

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

Progression

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

Subsumption of coursework subjects

Subsumption permitted

Maximum credit points of coursework subjects

15 credit points

Allowed coursework subjects

As approved by the Dean, Graduate Research School

Advanced standing

Not eligible

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Award Details

The field of study shall appear on the testamur