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Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts) James Cook University

Australia

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Summary

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) offers postgraduate research supervision on a smaller scale than the PhD, towards which it can provide a pathway.

The Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts) is a research degree designed for graduates from creative arts and related disciplines who wish to pioneer new knowledge and present the culmination of their research via creative performance and/or exhibition, as well as a thesis.

You will do an integrated research project that encompasses creative work with evidence of creative practice and theoretical underpinnings. It culminates in the submission of a thesis and demonstrates the capacity for critical analysis and original research.

Research areas within James Cook University include:

  • Audio visual studies
  • Communication and media
  • Journalism
  • Fine arts
  • Graphic design
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Photography
  • Visual arts

This is a two year full-time program offered both on and off campus.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of a Masters Degree (Research) will have:

Knowledge:

  • A body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of work or learning.

Skills

  • Cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and its application
  • Cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
  • Cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
  • Cognitive and technical skills to design, use and evaluate research and research methods
  • Communication and technical skills to present a coherent and sustained argument and to disseminate research results to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge.

Graduates of a Masters Degree (Research) will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • With creativity and initiative to new situations and/or for further learning
  • With high level personal autonomy and accountability
  • To plan and execute a substantial piece of research.

CRICOS

075190B

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts).

Online/Distance with attendence (2 years full time)

Tuition fees

A$35,800.00 (17,20,902) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Jul-20

Venue

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street,

TOWNSVILLE CITY,

Queensland,

4810, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendence (2 years full time)

Tuition fees

A$35,800.00 (17,20,902) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Jul-20

Venue

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road,

SMITHFIELD,

Queensland,

4878, CAIRNS, Australia

Online/Distance with attendence (2 years full time)

Tuition fees

A$35,800.00 (17,20,902) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Jul-20

Venue

James Cook University

Douglas campus,

1 James Cook Drive,

DOUGLAS,

Queensland,

4814, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendence (2 years full time)

Tuition fees

A$35,800.00 (17,20,902) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Jul-20

Venue

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street,

CAIRNS CITY,

Queensland,

4870, CAIRNS, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Student must have completion of a recognised, appropriate undergraduate degree, or equivalent prior learning including appropriate professional experience.

IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).

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