Produce an original thesis from in-depth research in your area of scientific interest. Choose from 9 different science departments. The course includes a major thesis component.
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Requirements for Philosophy (Science)
The criteria for assessing applicants’ eligibility for MPhil-Science candidature are:
1. Minimum qualifications
Applicants are normally required to have completed at least a four – year honours degree at H2A (75–79%) grade from an Australian university, or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered by the RHD Committee to be equivalent.
2. Minimum level of academic achievement
Applicants should have achieved an overall H1 (80–100%) or H2A (75–79%) grade or equivalent, in the relevant Masters or honours degree.
3. Relevance of the degree
The completed degree must be in an area that is relevant to the intended MPhil, including sufficient specialisation such that the applicant will have already developed an understanding and appreciation of a body of knowledge relevant to the intended MPhil. Professional experience in the area of the intended MPhil may be deemed equivalent.
4. Evidence of research ability
Applicants are normally required to have completed a research project, component, subject or group of subjects that accounts for at least 25% of their work (i.e. Honours year), or 25% of one year accumulated over the length of a Masters course, and which has, or have, been conducted, and assessed, individually. Research carried out in groups should at least have been graded individually.
Work Experience for Philosophy (Science)
No work experience is required.