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    Master of Philosophy

    James Cook University

    James Cook University

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    Australia, Townsville

    University RankQS Ranking
    416

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Campuses

    Townsville

    Cairns

    Singapore

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines
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    Duration 2 years

    Master of Philosophy

    About

    JCU Master of Philosophy graduates are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields. The skills you develop during your MPhil will enable you to extend yourself professionally within your existing sector, or to apply your research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new contexts. Graduates can also continue their independent research in a Doctor of Philosophy.

    Develop your independent research skills with the Master of Philosophy. This postgraduate research course is 2 years of full-time equivalent study.

    Make a new contribution to knowledge or evaluate existing material in a new light with an MPhil research project. Complete your project with the production of a research thesis.

    Gain the skills to take on theoretical and practical approaches to problems and innovate with a broad range of potential applications. Develop yourself professionally within your chosen sector or apply your research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new contexts.

    Create knowledge, transform your future.

    As a JCU Master of Philosophy candidate you’ll undertake focussed research in the Tropics. Explore and generate new knowledge to meet the social, environmental and sustainability challenges facing tropical communities.

    Tailor your program to meet your individual interests as a research student. Your research project is the largest component of your course, and you will be guided by a research advisory academic team. Access a range of coursework, professional development and modularised learning materials to help support you throughout the MPhil. You’ll be encouraged to present your research, write research publications and give conference presentations.

    View the Handbook for a detailed overview of available subjects.

    This course provides a foundation of Information Technology and Information System skills for entrants with limited IT experience. It also provides opportunities for experienced Information Technology and Systems professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas.

    You will learn how to apply Information Systems and Technologies in meeting current business needs in a real-world environment by integrating theoretical learnings with the practical application and experiences learnt through working on projects with real clients.

    You will graduate with relevant practical experiences to help you hit the ground running into a successful and exciting career in your chosen field.

    MITS also provides an optional opportunity for high achieving students to qualify to participate in a research project, offering valuable experience for your future career, or potentially being the first step on your path to a PhD.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    AQF level 7 bachelor degree with conditions

    English language requirements

    Band 2

    If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

    English Program Requirements

    International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.

    Career

    JCU Master of Philosophy (MPhil) graduates are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields.

    The skills you develop during your MPhil will enable you to develop yourself professionally within your existing sector, or to apply your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to new contexts. Graduates can also continue their independent research in a Doctor of Philosophy.

    Fee Information

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 0 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

    James Cook University

    Master of Philosophy

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