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What will I learn?

The Australian National University provides our Master of Philosophy students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program support. When selecting a research program, an institution's reputation is everything. ANU is one of the world's leading universities, and the smart choice for your research program.

As an MPhil student you will work with increased independence, under the direction of a supervisory panel of experts in the field. Your research will make an original and important contribution to human knowledge, research and development.

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.

Employment Opportunities

Career options following the Master of Philosophy include many opportunities in addition to an academic path. Alumni of the Doctor of Philosophy from the Mathematical Sciences Institute may go on to careers such as data miner, statistical consultant, software engineer, data analyst, meteorologist, quantitative analyst, actuary, and industrial research mathematician.

Alumni from the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science have gone on to careers in academia, government, industry and the media.

A single two year research degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment and ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Health and Medicine

CRICOS

048386C

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$46,910.00 (US$ 34,847) 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

Students must achieve a minimum 60% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum of 60% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Master of Applied Finance.

For international students

To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy program you will be required to 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

You may be granted admission if you can demonstrate that you have 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

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