Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture) at James Cook University, Australia

The Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture) is a research degree for graduates in the social sciences and related fields who desire to break new ground and submit their findings in the form of a thesis. You'll complete an integrated research project that culminates in the submission of a thesis and demonstrates your critical thinking and research creativity. JCU's research fields include the following: Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology, Culture, Economics, and English Literature.

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Description

The Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture) is a research degree for graduates in the social sciences and related fields who desire to break new ground and submit their findings in the form of a thesis. 


You'll complete an integrated research project that culminates in the submission of a thesis and demonstrates your critical thinking and research creativity. JCU's research fields include the following: Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology, Culture, Economics, and English Literature.


There is a lengthy history of indigenous studies, law, and political science. The region's advancement, the well-being of the community, and social justice are two important factors to consider. Natural calamities and hazards Working in the social services industry Sociology The study of women This is a two-year full-time program that can be completed on-campus or off-campus. 

What will you study? 

Graduates of JCU's Master of Philosophy degree are regarded as specialists in their fields who contribute to the discovery of new knowledge. Your MPhil talents will enable you to grow professionally in your present field or to apply your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities in new situations. Graduates might continue their research by pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

What can you expect?

Here , you can boost your capacity to conduct independent research with a Master of Philosophy. This two-year postgraduate research program equates to two full-time years of study. Also , you can add to knowledge or review existing information in new ways with an MPhil research project. Create a research thesis as the final step of your task.


Learn how to solve problems using both theoretical and practical methods, as well as how to innovate with a wide range of applications. Develop your professional abilities in your chosen field, or broaden your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to new scenarios.

Create knowledge, and your future will change.

As a JCU Master of Philosophy candidate, you'll spend time studying in the tropics. explore and produce new information to help tropical communities address their social, environmental, and sustainability challenges.


You can design your education as a research student to your individual interests. Your research project, which will be guided by a research advisory academic team, will take up the majority of your course time. You can use coursework, professional development, and modularised learning materials to help you through your MPhil.

Career Opportunities: 

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) graduates from JCU are highly regarded as experts who contribute to the discovery of new knowledge in their fields.

The course has yielded learning.


Your MPhil talents will enable you to grow professionally in your present field or to apply your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities in new situations. Graduates might continue their research by pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree.


A master's degree holder with a research focus will be able to do the following:

Knowledge:

  1. A collection of abilities that includes a working knowledge of current events in one or more fields.

  2. advanced knowledge  of research principles and procedures in the field  of employment or education;

Skills:

  1. Cognitive capacity to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and critically reflect on theory and its implementation.

  2. You'll require cognitive, technical, and creative abilities to study, evaluate, and synthesize difficult information, problems, concepts, and theories, as well as adapt current theories to other bodies of knowledge or practice.

  3. You'll require cognitive, technical, and creative skills to generate and analyze complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level.

  4. You'll need both cognitive and technical skills to generate, apply, and appraise research and research procedures.

  5. To deliver a coherent and sustained argument and communicate research findings to expert and non-specialized audiences, communication and technical talents are essential.

  6. Using technical and communication talents, design, evaluate, implement, analyze, theorize, and disseminate research that adds to knowledge.


Graduates of a Masters Degree (Research) will be able to show that they have put their knowledge and skills to use in the following ways:


  1. Innovating in new situations and for higher education

  2. High levels of personal autonomy and responsibility

  3. To plan or organize and execute a large-scale research study.


This program is available for study on the JCU Singapore campus as well.


$33,600 Per year
  • Level
    Masters Research
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    July
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
  • Scholarship
    None