Masters of Philosophy in Physics (MPhil)

8680 - Master of Philosophy - CRICOS code 048402G

The Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering offers a research based Masters of Philosophy degree program across all of its current research areas. The MPhil can be undertaken as a stand alone qualification or as a recognized pathway to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Masters of Philosophy degrees are usually 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time in duration. Candidates generally undertake their research studies at the School however external candidature in conjunction with an approved organization may be considered. A major thesis is the sole form of assessment for this award.

Potential candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with at least upper second class Honours or equivalent and demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent research.

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