Philosophy - 3337

Philosophy

Research master degree

Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash postgraduate degree can give you a distinct advantage.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time & part time
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
  • On-campus at Malaysia: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 2 years (full time)
  • 4 years (part time)
Start date Throughout the year
Qualification Master of Philosophy
2017 Course Handbook

The MPhil is a 100 per cent research program. A research candidate is required to undertake a program of supervised research within the faculty resulting in the completion of a major thesis, of a maximum of 35,000 words. In fulfilling the requirements for supervised study and research at the university, a candidate is required to be present on campus at Monash University on a regular basis and to be involved in the intellectual life of the university and the Faculty.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Qualifications

The minimum requirements for admission to MPhil candidature are:

(i) a degree of bachelors with honours I, or honours II division A; or

(ii) qualifications which in the opinion of the Monash Institute of Graduate (MIGR) are equivalent or a satisfactory substitute.

Prospective research candidates are expected to have identified a certain research area of interest prior to applying. They are required to discuss the proposed research project, as well as availability of supervision and facility to conduct research, with the Faculty. Applications may be submitted throughout the year.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Applicants for the Malaysia campus should apply directly to the campus. More information can be found by visiting the Malaysia campus website.

Queries in regard to applications for this course should be directed to the faculty.

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Applicants for the Malaysia campus should apply directly to the campus. More information can be found by visiting the Malaysia campus website.

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: 3337

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Research Training Program (RTP)

This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are awarded an RTP Fees Offset which exempts them from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master's degree.

Scholarships

We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.