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The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Built Environment program is a research degree that has a coursework component and a major research project. It provides an opportunity to undertake research in various fields including architecture, digital modelling, interior architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, property development, construction management and economics, sustainable development, planning and urban design.
The minimum requirement for Postgraduate Research Degree (PhD, Master by Research or MPhil) is an appropriate undergraduate degree, usually at honours level, in a field represented within UNSW Built Environment, or another appropriate discipline. In exceptional cases students may be admitted on the basis of professional experience.
The MPhil aims at developing students' research competence, creative thinking and problem solving skills. The largest component within the MPhil is the research project. This offers students the opportunity for self-directed learning with the benefits of individual supervision and the cognate development of research skills through directed learning.
The normal duration of the program is three academic semesters (full time) or six academic semesters (part time).
The MPhil is a research degree with a coursework component, comprising 72 Units of Credit. A thesis, awarded 54 Units of Credit, embodies the result of an original investigation. The thesis may take the form of a written dissertation (40,000 words max) or a combined submission, comprising a design component and a written dissertation.
Please refer to the Condition for award of degrees - Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
For information regarding fees for UNSW programs, please refer to the following website: https://my.unsw.edu.au/student/fees/FeesMainPage.html