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Master of Philosophy - Science (MR-PHILSCI)

Masters (Research)Year: 2019 Delivered: On Campus (Parkville)

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Award titleMaster of Philosophy
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
CRICOS code061958G
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Research
AQF level 9
Duration2 years full-time, or equivalent part-time

The MPhil is an internationally recognised masters (by research) degree. It is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research.

The normal length of an MPhil thesis is 30,000-40,000 words, exclusive of words in tables, maps bibliographies and appendices. Footnotes are included as part of the word limit.

The Faculty of Science offers MPhil programs in the following departments:

  • BioSciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ecosystem and Forest Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics
  • Geography

For information in regards to the research groups within the Faculty of Science departments as listed above, please refer to: http://science.unimelb.edu.au/research/research-themes