24 months
27300 AUD/year
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The Master of Philosophy is offered at Australian Catholic University. 

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The programme

The Master of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University  is a two year full-time (or part-time equivalent) research degree in a field covered by the University, including theology and philosophy, nursing and midwifery, education, business or arts and sciences. 

It is assessed on the basis of a written thesis which is submitted at the conclusion of the degree.

Programme Structure

  • To complete the Master of Philosophy, a student must complete 160 credit points (cp).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 017784A 

A candidate for the degree of Master of Philosophy must comply with the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations.

An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of Master of Philosophy must have completed one of the following:

  • An appropriate undergraduate degree with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division A (Distinction average); or
  • Postgraduate research training (eg coursework completed to distinction level or higher or a master-by-coursework degree); or
  • Demonstrated research experience with evidence of capacity to undertake independent research work (eg an authored publication).

Meeting the eligibility requirements for admission is not in itself a guarantee of admission. The candidate’s potential to undertake research, the quality and feasibility of the research proposal, the availability of appropriate supervision and the referee’s reports will all be taken into consideration. 

Tuition Fee

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    27300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27300 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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