Master of Philosophy

JCU Master of Philosophy graduates are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields. The skills you develop during your MPhil will enable you to develop yourself professionally within your existing sector, or to apply your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to new contexts. Graduates can also continue their independent research in a Doctor of Philosophy.

World class or better

in 38 areas of research* *Excellence in Research for Australia (2019)

Enhance your career

Increase your expertise

Unique contribution

Specialise your skills


  • Online: January, July
  • Townsville: January, July
  • Cairns: January, July
  • Singapore: January, July


Course fees are not applicable for Domestic students

Student Services and Amenities fee payable
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


2 years full-time

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree with conditions

Course Code

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Course detail