Master of Philosophy - Health and Society (By Research)

University of Wollongong

The Master of Philosophy is a specialised research degree for students whose future career will require them to conduct, interpret and apply the findings of the research. Health and Society covers research broadly related to Public Health, Social Work and Work Health and Safety. UOW is home to public health, and work health & safety researchers who are leaders in their field in Australia and Internationally. Our academics will supervise you to build your own research career through projects and our research seminar series. At UOW you will have the opportunity to develop your practical public health and work health & safety skills and professional networks so that you are competitive in the workforce.

Course Fee:


International: $65,760

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. Special Admission Requirements 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.

Structure:

One-third of this degree is coursework with the remainder of the program used to conduct a supervised research project. The Master of Philosophy is also a pathway to higher degree research programs such as the Doctor of Education or the Doctor of Philosophy. You will negotiate a short program of coursework relevant to your topic before conducting an extended research project. The School of Health and Society has expertise in Criminology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Health Promotion, Indigenous Health, Occupational Hygiene, Public Health, Risk Management, Social Policy, Social Work and Work Health and Safety.

Subjects you can Study:

Health and society

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Research Officer, Survey Researcher,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info Yes Part time
Wollongong No info Yes Full time 2 years
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

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