Duration

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

Commencing 2019

Research Quarter 1 (01 Jan, 2019)
Research Quarter 2 (01 Apr, 2019)
Research Quarter 3 (01 Jul, 2019)
Research Quarter 4 (01 Oct, 2019)

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

32

Faculty

UQ Graduate School

Location

Gatton, Herston, St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Please consult the HDR tuition fees table.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

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

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

UQ Graduate School

Email: graduateschool@uq.edu.au

Phone: (07) 3346 0503

Web: https://graduate-school.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time

Commencing 2019

Research Quarter 1 (01 Jan, 2019)
Research Quarter 2 (01 Apr, 2019)
Research Quarter 3 (01 Jul, 2019)
Research Quarter 4 (01 Oct, 2019)

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; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Please consult the HDR tuition fees table.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

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

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

UQ Graduate School

Phone: +61 7 3346 0503

Web: https://graduate-school.uq.edu.au/

Enquire online

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 1.5-2 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

    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

    Visit the Future Students website for admissions information

    How to Apply

    Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

    Apply Online

    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; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. View the English proficiency policy.

    How to apply

    Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

    Apply Online

    Closing date

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

    What it costs

    Fees for Australian students

    Please consult the HDR tuition fees table.

    Fees for International students

    Please consult the HDR tuition fees table.

    Program requirements for the Master of Philosophy

    Please refer to information contained on the Graduate School website. In particular, note that individual schools and institutes may have additional admission requirements and/or additional candidature requirements that you must comply with.

    Students should be aware of the University of Queensland policies and rules which govern the conduct of UQ programs. These may be found on the UQ policies and rules page on the my.UQ website, including in the Research and Research Training suite of policies.