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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Master of Philosophy (Engineering)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Philosophy comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72 credit points' thesis.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
1352, 078366C
Study Mode
In person

About this course

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

This is a program of specialised research training. The thesis is examined by two examiners with no more than one being internal.

Visit UOW's Research & Innovation website for information regarding the University's research activity, research strengths, scholarships and services. For specific information relating to research being undertaken within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, visit the Faculty's research pages.

Students may be required to attend lectures in relevant topics from time to time throughout the program.

Entry requirements

Honours degree with 2nd class Division 2 or higher, coursework Masters with WAM 60+ or GPA of 2.8 out of 4.
Research related and professional experience will also be considered when assessing qualifications. The Head of Postgraduate Studies for the relevant unit will approve entry into the Master of Philosophy based on academic results, research and professional experience.
Candidates with a coursework Masters degree or a 4-year Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline may be granted up to 24credit points of advanced standing for the coursework component of the Masters 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:

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
75%
Overall satisfaction
84.2%
Skill scale
56.2%
Teaching scale
89.2%
Employed full-time
$105k
Average salary