Master of Philosophy Level 9

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree is a one-year, research-only master's degree.
The Master of Philosophy enables you to expand your research capabilities by focusing on a particular area of interest, under the supervision of AUT's expert academic staff. It can provide a pathway to more advanced research at doctoral level.
AUT's academic supervisors are recognized world-class researchers who have the expert knowledge in their fields to guide you throughout your studies.

Modules

Master of Philosophy level 9 with 120 points

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree is a one-year, research-only master's degree.

The Master of Philosophy enables you to expand your research capabilities by focusing on a particular area of interest, under the supervision of AUT's expert academic staff. It can provide a pathway to more advanced research at doctoral level

Career Outcomes

The goals of the Master of Philosophy is to enable a student who has successfully completed
approved and supervised research, to:

  • Critically investigate an approved topic of substance and significance
  • Demonstrate independent thinking
  • Demonstrate expertise in the methods of research and scholarship
  • Make a significant contribution to the subject area or discipline
  • Cogently present scholarly and publishable outcomes

What will I learn?

A graduate of the Master of Philosophy will undertake research and be able to:

a. Initiate, design, conduct, sustain, and report on a research project in a logical and critical manner

b. Critically reflect on and build in-depth understanding of knowledge and professional learning

c. Be self-motivated and demonstrate independent thinking within their field of study

d. Source, analyses, and evaluate information in relation to the philosophical basis, methodologies, and methods of their study

e. Demonstrate expertise in analysis of information using appropriate tools, technologies, and methods

f. Work autonomously, responsibly, and cooperatively with an awareness of integrity, truthfulness, and accountability

g. Consider ethical issues and apply this understanding to the making of ethical decisions in research