Master of Philosophy - Health (By Research)

James Cook University JCU

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

This program offers postgraduate research supervision on a smaller scale than the PhD, while being a pathway to the PhD. It culminates in the submission of a thesis that demonstrates the capacity for critical analysis and original research.


  • 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.

Standard entry requirements

  • An Honours degree (Class I or II)
  • Or a post-graduate qualification in Research Methods: a post-graduate qualification which included 0.5 semester supervised research with a minimum credit grade (or equivalent) and one research methods subject
  • Or a combination of qualifications and research equivalent to the above

Study pathways


Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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:

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