24 months
24045 AUD/year
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The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an internationally recognised graduate research degree at Torrens University Australia that develops your research techniques and critical evaluation skills.  

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The Master of Philosophy at Torrens University Australia is a research degree which facilitates you in conducting research in your area of expertise and interest. You are required to conduct independent research under the supervision of experts in your field. The Master of Philosophy requires the completion of a thesis, or other major project, that demonstrates original thought, and which makes a contribution to existing knowledge. Available in Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or online.

Set for success  

Our Higher Degree by Research allows you to develop your research skills, so you are work-ready in academic and industry contexts. By conducting original research and practising cognitive flexibility, you will craft your professional identity and be able to communicate the impact of your findings to interested stakeholders in real-world applications.

Programme Structure

Typical Assessment Includes:

  • A thesis of approximately 40,000 words 
  • The coursework component of the program will be finalised in consultation with your principal research supervisor 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 096609F  

  • Australian bachelor's degree (honours) or equivalent, or Australian bachelor's degree (with credit average) or  equivalent, or Australian graduate diploma or masters by coursework (with credit average) or equivalent; and
  • Research proposal; and
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24045 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48090 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Domestic subject price - 3,846 AUD 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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