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James Cook University (JCU)

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Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture)

  • 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)
2 years full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Jan, Jul

About this course

The Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture) is a research degree designed for graduates from social sciences 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:AnthropologyArchaeologyCriminologyCultureEconomicsEnglish and English literatureHistoryIndigenous studiesLawLinguisticsPolitical science and political innovationRegional developmentSocial justice and community wellbeingDisaster and hazardsSocial workSociologyWomen's studiesThis 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.

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