Higher Degrees by Research

Master of Philosophy

Cricos Code: 086075C

What is a Master of Philosophy?

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an internationally recognised graduate research degree that develops your research techniques and critical evaluation skills. You will undertake independent supervised research within the context of your discipline and develop a sound knowledge of your research subject.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Adelaide, Sydney, Sydney

Available online. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 04 Nov 2019

Workload

40 hours per week for 48 weeks per year (or half-time equivalent). International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

Full-time: 2 years

Part-time: Options available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"This course has exceeded my expectations."

- Heather Allanson, Student of Master of Philosophy
I never thought, on the day that I started nursing, that I would be sitting here researching models of care and policy in the Netherlands, Canada and Scotland and maybe this is another mode of travel – through my books, interviews and applications.
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Course Overview

Available in Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or online, the Master of Philosophy is a pathway to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). With the agreement of your supervisors, you may also be eligible to transfer to a PhD before you have finished your Master’s if you have demonstrated a high level of achievement in your studies. You will be required to provide a Research Proposal as part of your initial application.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop and conduct research projects
  • High-level communication skills
  • Research and critical analysis skills
  • In-depth knowledge of your professional discipline
  • Completion of a thesis or project

How will you study

How much you will study

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course.
Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course.
Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Awarded from Torrens University Australia or other approved institution:
  • A relevant Honours degree, or
  • A three of four year bachelor degree (with credit average GPA), or
  • A Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework (with credit average GPA)
orrens may accept an applicant who does not meet these requirements if it is satisfied that the applicant’s experience in research demonstrates that they have the capacity to pursue the course successfully.
Acceptance into a research program at the University is contingent on the applicant’s proposed field of study and research being acceptable to the University and able to be appropriately supervised and resourced.
Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • ELTS 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0
  • PTE 60
  • TOEFL 79
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia.
Awarded from Torrens University Australia or other approved institution:
  • A relevant Honours degree, or
  • A three of four year bachelor degree (with credit average GPA), or
  • A Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework (with credit average GPA)
orrens may accept an applicant who does not meet these requirements if it is satisfied that the applicant’s experience in research demonstrates that they have the capacity to pursue the course successfully.
Acceptance into a research program at the University is contingent on the applicant’s proposed field of study and research being acceptable to the University and able to be appropriately supervised and resourced.
Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • ELTS 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0
  • PTE 60
  • TOEFL 79
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia.

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