Master of Philosophy

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Code: AK3720
Level of Study: 9
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full time / 3 years part time
Venue: City Campus
Start Date: Anytime


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Guidelines to entry


The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is a one year research only masters degree. It provides an opportunity for students to undertake a research topic of an applied or professional nature, under the supervision of Law School staff.

Alternatively, the MPhil can provide a pathway to more advanced research at doctoral level.


WHAT THIS QUALIFICATION COVERS

Students will complete an original thesis during this year of study.  Law School staff are available to supervise MPhil research on a wide range of topics.  The Law School has extensive research capabilities in the following areas:

  • Banking Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Indigenous Law
  • Intellectual Property & Competition Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Medical Law
  • Mental Health Law
  • Non-adversarial Justice
  • Prison Law
  • Private Law
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence
  • Tort Law


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

It is expected that graduates with a Master of Philosophy will have gained the necessary skills and qualifications to follow an academic or research career leading to a PhD. Alternatively, their research topic may lead them to a position of expertise in their chosen field.

Last updated: 10-Jan-2018 11.12am

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