Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Research Quarter 1
Research Quarter 2
Research Quarter 3
Research Quarter 4

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

32

Faculty

UQ Graduate School

Location

Gatton, Herston, St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Please refer to information contained on the Graduate School website.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Australian students (including Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are currently exempt from paying tuition fees for Master of Philosophy (MPhil) studies.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged with the proposed enrolling school or institute, who will forward on to the UQ Graduate School.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

UQ Graduate School

Email: graduateschool@uq.edu.au

Phone: (07) 3346 0511

Web:

Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time

Commencing 2015

Research Quarter 1
Research Quarter 2
Research Quarter 3
Research Quarter 4

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

32

Faculty

UQ Graduate School

Location

Gatton, Herston, St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Please refer to information contained on the Graduate School website.

CRICOS codes vary according to your discipline area. Please refer to the 'What you can study' section on this page for further details.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

View indicative fees for International Postgraduate Research students.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged with the proposed enrolling school or institute, who will forward on to the UQ Graduate School.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

UQ Graduate School

Phone: +61 7 3346 0511

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Master of Philosophy?

The aim of the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program is to provide research training in a manner that fosters the development of independent research skills in candidates. On completion of the period of research, the student should possess the ability to formulate a significant problem, mastery of appropriate conceptual and methodological frameworks, and the capacity for articulate and critical analysis. The MPhil thesis provides evidence of significant research as the culmination of 1-2 years full-time equivalent study and research training.

What you can study

The Master of Philosophy is offered in a large number of disciplines including but not limited to: Humanities; Social Sciences; Arts; Business; Law; Architecture; Science; Engineering; Agriculture; Medicine; Health and Behavioural Science; Biomedical Science; Information Technology.

Please note that different disciplines in the MPhil have different CRICOS codes:

  • 085241B - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Economics and Law
  • 085242A - Agriculture, Land and Food Science, Veterinary Sciences
  • 085243M - Science, Engineering, Information Technology and Architecture
  • 085244K - Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • 085245J - Clinical research in the following - Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Science

    Please contact your proposed enrolling school or institute to discuss the possible fields of research available within each area.

  • Study options

    Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

    How to apply

    Entry requirements for Australian students

    Prerequisites

    Please refer to information contained on the Graduate School website.

    Additional application information

    Applications must be lodged with the proposed enrolling school or institute, who will forward on to the UQ Graduate School. Further information on the application process can be found on the UQ Graduate School website.

    There is no application fee for research higher degree programs.

    For program entry requirements please refer to information contained on the UQ Graduate School website.


    Minimum English language proficiency requirements apply, please refer to information contained on the UQ Graduate School websiteand the English proficiency policy.

    Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

    How to apply

    Applications must be lodged with the proposed enrolling school or institute, who will forward on to the UQ Graduate School.

    Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

    Closing date

    Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

    Entry requirements for International students

    Prerequisites

    Please refer to information contained on the Graduate School website.

    Visa requirements

    CRICOS codes vary according to your discipline area. Please refer to the 'What you can study' section on this page for further details.

    English proficiency

    IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

    How to apply

    Applications must be lodged with the proposed enrolling school or institute, who will forward on to the UQ Graduate School.

    Click here for application procedures for International students.

    Closing date

    Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

    Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

    What it costs

    Fees for Australian students

    Australian students (including Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are currently exempt from paying tuition fees for Master of Philosophy (MPhil) studies.

    Fees for International students

    View indicative fees for International Postgraduate Research students.

    Fees calculator

    Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

    Fee rules

    View the 2015 Fee Rules.

    Program Rules and Requirements

    To complete the Master of Philosophy

    Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

    Please refer to Part 4 of the General Award Rules. In particular, note that individual schools and institutes may have additional admission requirements and/or additional candidature requirements that you must comply with.

    Program Rules for the Master of Philosophy