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What will I learn?

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an intensive research degree that normally takes between one and two years of fulltime study (or equivalent) to complete. It is geared towards high achieving students with a passion for research. An MPhil provides an opportunity for students to undertake intensive research to produce an academic thesis as part of their study.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Science

CRICOS

094625M

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$46,910.00 (25,11,242) per year
Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

The Australian National University

Acton Campus,

ACTON,

Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy program you will be required to have completed at least a three-year Australian degree or equivalent with a result of at least 70%.

For international students

Admission to this Master of Philosophy program is normally granted to applicants holding a Bachelor degree, with an overall grade of distinction or higher, from an Australian University. Admission can be granted to applicants who demonstrate a background equivalent to these qualifications.

Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

The Australian National University offers below pathways course for this subject
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