The Master of Philosophy offers postgraduate research supervision on a smaller scale than the PhD, towards which it can provide a pathway.
The Master of Philosophy is a research degree designed for graduates from various 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.
Your research topic
Applicants need to discuss their proposed research topic with an appropriate research supervisor. Please contact us for details.
James Cook University will form an advisory panel comprised of a Primary Advisor, Secondary Advisor and Advisor Mentor to assist HDR (Higher Degree by Research) candidates in their research journey.
Research areas available include: arts, anthropology, social sciences, game design, banking and finance, tourism, psychology, aquaculture, marine ecology, interdisciplinary topics, and other themes can be arranged to meet the needs of candidates.
March, July, November
2 years full-time | 4 years part-time
Term 1 (January to June) Term 2 (July to December)