James Cook University JCU

Master of Philosophy - Health

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

JCU Master of Philosophy graduates are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields. The skills you develop during your MPhil will enable you to extend yourself professionally within your existing sector, or to apply your research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new contexts. Graduates can also continue their independent research in a Doctor of Philosophy.


  • Research thesis relevant to field of study. Disiplines include: Public health and tropical medicine
  • Speech pathology
  • Sport and exercise science
  • Tropical health
  • Tropical medical science
  • others as negotiated with advisors. Disciplines are dependent on availability of appropriate advisors on each campus.


  • Health

Standard entry requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree with conditions

Study pathways


Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $78,560 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
JCU Singapore International: $78,560 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
JCU Townsville International: $78,560 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Applicants need to discuss their proposed research topic with the course coordinator before enrolling. This course is also available to international students by offshore external study. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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