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Master of Philosophy, Research School of Biology

A single two year research degree offered by the Research School of Biology

MPHIL
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan 8066XMPHIL
  • CRICOS code 070536K
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan 8066XMPHIL
  • CRICOS code 070536K

Program Requirements

The Master of Philosophy requires the submission and successful examination of a thesis of up to 60,000 words.

Study consists of one to two years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

There is no prescribed coursework required for the completion of this degree.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy program you will be required to have completed a relevant degree with H1 (first class) or H2A (upper second class) Honours. You may be granted admission if you can demonstrate equivalent qualifications.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

If you think you qualify, check out our guidance on how to apply.

If you think you qualify, check out our guidance on how to apply.

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

Domestic students

Domestic research students are not required to pay tuition fees as they are enrolled under the Research Training Scheme which funds the fees. For further information see students.anu.edu.au/fees/domestic/research.php

International students

Indicative fees for international students are:

International student fees (ISF)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$46,910.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Exceptional research degrees at ANU

The Australian National University provides our Master of Philosophy students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program support. When selecting a research program, an institution's reputation is everything. ANU is one of the world's leading universities, and the smart choice for your research program.

As an MPhil student you will work with increased independence, under the direction of a supervisory panel of experts in the field. Your research will make an original and important contribution to human knowledge, research and development.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Further Information

Please be advised, there are no scholarships on offer for the Master of Philosophy degree in the Research School of Biology.

 

For information on the available research projects in this program and application procedures click on the ‘Higher Degree by Research’ tab  

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