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Take your expertise to the next level

TheMaster of Philosophyis a unique interdisciplinaryresearchdegreeoffered byUNSWCanberrathat combines postgraduate coursework and an original research thesis.Thedegree is suited to professionals who already have several years of experience in the workforce and want to developresearchskills. It allows students with anundergraduate bachelor’s degreein a related subject area to develop expertise in a new area ofresearchwiththe opportunity to advance to aPhD.

Candidates are expected to produce athesisthat demonstrates independent thought, enhanced disciplinary knowledge, analytical skills,and mastery of relatedresearchmethodologies.

Upon completion oftheMaster of Philosophy, you’ll be prepared for the opportunities and challenges of today’s global workplace. You’ll be empowered to make a positive contribution to society. Our academics will equip you to work collaboratively on current pressing issues and solve problems in an increasingly complex world.

Explore yourresearchoptions

Explore our availableMaster of Philosophyoptions and be inspired to join a diverse group of scholars andresearch studentsmaking positive impacts worldwide.

Please note: academic credits from previous study do not apply for Master of Philosophy and Professional Doctorate programs

Our Master of Philosophy in Engineering combines a thesis with an original piece of research. You'll develop analytical skills and disciplinary knowledge.
Course code 2227
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The UNSW Canberra Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Business is designed to give you a deeper insight into your discipline. You’ll explore underlying paradigms, advanced theory and research processes in your area of interest.
Course code 2226
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The Master of Philosophy (Humanities & Social Sciences) at UNSW Canberra is a truly interdisciplinary degree supported by leading experts from academia and industry. Change the world today.
Course code 2225
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The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop research competence in a limited timeframe. Information Technology & Electrical Engineering - MPhil, provides you with the skills to master the technology of today and create the technology of the future.
Course code 2228
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UNSW Canberra provides students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program support. The MPhil in Physical, Environmental & Mathematical Science is led by our world renowned academics.
Course code 2229
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Scholarships & funding

UNSW offers a wide range of scholarships and funding to both domestic and international students, at all levels of study. Exceptional research candidates can apply for scholarships to undertake a higher degree by research. Scholarships may include an annual stipend, tuition fee payment and student health cover.

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UNSW Canberra academics are leaders in their fields and are eager to work with emerging researchers from around the world. The expertise of our scholars covers a wide breadth of research areas. They will guide and support you through your higher degree postgraduate research study.

Access to world-class teaching & research facilities

We’re home to several cutting-edge facilities dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Our purpose-built workshops, laboratories, and specialised training facilities make UNSW Canberra the ideal location to gain hands-on experience and prepare you for your future career.

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