- Length 2 year full-time
- Minimum 96 Units
- Academic plan 8060XMPHIL
- Post Nominal MPhil
- CRICOS code 048386C
Mode of delivery
- In Person
Field of Education
- Natural and Physical Sciences
- Academic contact
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.
To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy program you will be required to have completed a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with at least upper second class Honours or equivalent and demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent research
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
You may be granted admission if you can demonstrate that you have a background equivalent to these qualifications.
If you think you qualify, check out our guidance on how to apply.
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
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
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.
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.
Career options following the Master of Philosophy include many opportunities in addition to an academic path. Alumni of the Doctor of Philosophy from the Mathematical Sciences Institute may go on to careers such as data miner, statistical consultant, software engineer, data analyst, meteorologist, quantitative analyst, actuary, and industrial research mathematician.
Alumni from the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science have gone on to careers in academia, government, industry and the media.
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