The Master of Philosophy, offered through the Faculty of Science, enables applicants to research an area closely associated with their undergraduate or postgraduate specialisation.
CSU’s Master of Philosophy is designed to allow graduates to undertake specialised studies to support their technical and professional development and their career aspirations. The Master of Philosophy is offered to applicants who wish to research an area closely associated with their undergraduate or postgraduate specialisation.
The Master of Philosophy is a research degree which aims to afford the graduate specialised knowledge and skills for research and/or professional practice and/or further learning. A research candidate for the degree of Master is required to undertake research on an approved topic, resulting in a new body of work which results in a distinct contribution to knowledge of the subject. Candidates awarded the Master degree by research have demonstrated appropriate theoretical and methodological knowledge. Master of Philosophy candidates may conduct their research in a variety of locations and settings.
General course objectives are to develop:
- a specialised body of knowledge appropriate to a research career
- skills of information gathering, processing and evaluation, and problem-solving and communication skills.
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Units Of Study:
- Students will work with their supervisory team to complete all aspects of the research project which constitutes the Master of Philosophy degree.
- Supervisory teams may include additional co-supervisors who are adjuncts and/or external to CSU with appropriate qualifications.
- Students are also required to complete and submit a formal research proposal that has been reviewed and endorsed by a review panel and approved through the School-based endorsement of candidature process.
- Students will also be required to engage with University progress reporting requirements as advised by the Research Office on admission.
Eligibility Criteria :
The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of the University holds the delegated authority to approval for admission to a research higher degree programs. Read more detailed information on CSU website.