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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Philosophy (Natural and Physical Sciences)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) offers postgraduate research supervision on a smaller scale than the PhD, towards which it can provide a pathway.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
081373M
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Jan, Jul

About this course

The Master of Philosophy (Natural and Physical Sciences) is a research degree designed for graduates from science and related disciplines who wish to pioneer new knowledge and present the culmination of their research via a thesis.You will do an integrated research project that culminates in the submission of a thesis and demonstrates the capacity for critical analysis and original research.JCU research areas include:BotanyChemical sciencesClimate changeEarth sciencesEcology and evolutionGeneticsGeographyGeologyMarine biologyMarine ecologyMarine scienceMathematical sciencesMicrobiologyMolecular and cell biologyOceanographyPalaeontologyPhysicsSustainabilityZoologyThis is a two year full-time program offered both on and off campus.Your research topicApplicants need to discuss their proposed research topic with an appropriate research advisor. To identify an appropriate advisor, use the Find an Advisor service from the Graduate Research School.

Study locations

Townsville

Cairns

Online