M.Phil. On Campus Online


University of New England

18 months
31600 AUD/year
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At Philosophy from University of New England you will work independently, with personalised support from recognised experts in your area of study every step of the way. Expand your expertise, hone your research skills, and immediately apply your knowledge in a research topic of your choice.


Philosophy from University of New England allows you to position yourself at the forefront of change and innovation in your field.

You will undertake original research in a discipline or professional area of your choice. You will critically evaluate your findings and demonstrate your expertise in your area of study or practice. You will contribute to solving problems and challenges that will benefit society and industry.

At UNE, we are committed to maintaining our strong research culture, underpinned by high research training standards. Our diversity of research strength makes UNE an outstanding place to complete your Master of Philosophy.


You will graduate from your Master of Philosophy with UNE as an expert in your area of study. You will have highly developed research skills, as well as transferrable skills such as project management, public speaking, teamwork and leadership.

Your Master of Philosophy will open doors to top level careers in industry, the public service, government and non-profit organisations. You will have the option to progress to doctoral studies and follow an academic career path.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • securing Australia's future food and water through smart science and smart technology
  • climate change and environmental sustainability, protecting biodiversity and developing effective policies
  • health and wellbeing in rural communities, focusing on areas such as social exclusion, health inequity, mental health and social policy
  • regional and rural development, sustainability, prosperity and peace
  • our past, present and future: documenting, protecting and promoting cultural heritage, history, memory and identity in Australia and internationally.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • has certified it has the necessary facilities and appropriate support for the applicant undertaking the proposed Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program; and
  • has nominated an appropriate Principal Supervisor and Co-supervisor(s) in accordance with Rule 5.
  • has a degree of Bachelor with at least second-class Honours (AQF Level 8) or equivalent in an appropriate field of study; or
  • has a degree at AQF Level 7 or equivalent and has adequate relevant preparation since graduation. Adequate relevant preparation may be gained by an approved academic course, professional training, during an occupation or through peer reviewed publications; and
  • has completed and had approved by the relevant School officers an MPhil research proposal.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 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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