Master of Philosophy - Biological Science (By Research)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

This program provides the opportunity for students to pursue research at an advanced level in a chosen area and present an original thesis.

Structure

The Master of Philosophy (Biological Sciences) comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit point thesis. Academic units may award advanced standing for the coursework component and will determine the appropriate entry point.

Subjects

  • Health Science, Medicine, Nursing, Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Biofabrication and Electromaterials

Standard entry requirements

Honours degree with 2nd class Division 2 or higher, coursework Masters with WAM 60+ or GPA of 2.8 out of 4. Candidates with a Coursework Masters degree or a 4-year Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline may be granted up to 24 credit points of advanced standing for the coursework component of the Master of Philosophy.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $69,984 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should: commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work; contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focussed research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course; and conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Students are advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.

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