Higher Degree Research

Higher Degree Research

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Awarded for research that demonstrates capacity to conduct research independently, and form a distinct contribution to the knowledge of the subject and to afford evidence of coherence and originality shown either by the discovery of new facts or by the exercise of independent critical power.

Find out more about the Doctor of Philosophy.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Awarded for research that demonstrates that the candidate has made a contribution to knowledge in a particular field of study by presenting new facts or by demonstrating an independent critical ability to evaluate existing material in a new light.

Find out more about the Master of Philosophy.

For more information about these Research Degrees visit the Higher Degree Research Office.

All EPS staff offer exciting state-of-the art research projects for MRes and PhD on a competitive basis. Please visit the individual staff websites or contact potential supervisors directly for information on currently available projects.

Further Higher Degree Research Enquiries

A/Prof. Dorrit Jacob
Postgraduate Research Coordinator (PhD)
Phone: (02) 9850 8428
Fax: (02) 9850 6904
E-mail: dorrit.jacob@mq.edu.au

Dr. Heather Handley
Master of Research Coordinator
Phone: (02) 9850 4403
Fax: (02) 9850 6904
E-mail: heather.handley@mq.edu.au

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