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Master of Research
Master of Research

Master of Research

  • ID:UWA610192
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,200.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$15,270.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,200.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$15,270.00
Estimated Total/program:
$98,940.00
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Admission Requirements

 Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Research (MRes), a student must have:

  1. Completed the requirements of an end-on Honours degree at this University or another Australian tertiary institution recognised by the Board of the Graduate Research School with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, but not had the degree conferred. The Master of Research is not directly available for students undertaking the Bachelor of Philosophy (Hons) at UWA. Students in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Hons) interested in the MRes should consult the BPhil Coordinator.
  2. Demonstrated the ability to undertake research through the production of an Honours thesis that is assessed as being at Honours 1 or 2A standard.
  3. Submitted and had approved by the Board of the Graduate Research School a Research Proposal comprising the abstract and literature review from the Honours thesis for UWA students, or the whole draft Honours thesis (and copies of any ethics approval notifications, if relevant) for students from other universities, plus a description of the proposed supervision arrangements, resourcing and additional research to be carried out during the master’s year.

English requirements

 

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The Master of Research is a program of independent, supervised research that can be taken in any discipline for which appropriate supervision is available and is assessed solely on the basis of a thesis. The Master of Research is a highly flexible course that mirrors the structure and breadth of the Master of Philosophy.

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