Master of Philosophy

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 to 2 years full-time
2 to 4 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Research Intakes 1, 2, 3 and 4

Next start date

Monday, 27 February 2023

Applications close

Monday, 2 January 2023

About this program

This is your opportunity to expose yourself to an intensive research environment. You will develop expertise in research and learn the concepts, methods and skills required to apply knowledge with creativity and initiative to new situations. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is awarded on the basis of independent supervised study that produces a substantial piece of research as judged by independent experts of international standing.

Attendance information

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

My career opportunities

For information about potential employment and career pathways as a Master of Philosophy graduate, please visit the Research Graduate Outcomes website.

Additional fee information

Domestic research candidates

Domestic candidates who are admitted to this Higher Degree Research (HDR) program are exempt from tuition fees. Candidates will be provided a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset supplemented by tuition fee support from Griffith University.