Master of Research
|Duration||2 years full-time, 4 years part-time|
|Next start term||First Half of Year, 2024|
|Study mode||On Campus|
CQUniversity's Master of Research is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge.
The Master of Research is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge.
A higher degree by research is usually required for an academic career or a professional career in research. In addition, many discipline-specific employers recognise the skills developed through research degree are applicable in the workplace.
Structure & Availability
|First Half of Year, 2024||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Second Half of Year, 2024||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
The Master of Research is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge. The course is governed by the Research Higher Degree Course Rules Policy and Procedure which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.
An applicant may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Masters of Research if the person holds:
a) an honours degree from CQUniversity or any other approved institution in a relevant discipline
b) a three-year undergraduate degree and a graduate diploma at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline
c) a three-year undergraduate degree at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline, plus a minimum of one year's relevant work experience
d) a three-year or four-year undergraduate degree with a credit level Grade Point Average (GPA) preferably in a relevant discipline
e) completion of the CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Research with an average of distinction level of achievement, or
f) alternative qualification/s and/or experience deemed by RHDC to be of equivalent scope and standard to those listed above.
Fees & Scholarships
Research Stipends and ScholarshipsPursuing your research higher degree at CQU is more affordable than you think. You may be eligible for stipends and scholarships to reduce costs, plus you can access project and conference financial support. For more information, visit the research higher degree fee page.
Other study costs
Part of your course costs includes Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). Explore other study costs.
CQUniversity offers a strong sense of research community, as well as generous project funding, training and support so that you can thrive as a researcher.
CQUniversity is committed to supporting you academically throughout your research journey, providing a range of benefits including multiple supervisors, mentorship, access to RHD Academies and more.
As a Research Higher Degree student at CQUniversity, you may benefit from our scholarship opportunities which include living stipends, allowance scholarships, and tuition waivers. A research scholarship or stipend could help you pay for some or all of your tuition fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.
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How to apply
Submit your application for this course directly to CQUniversity using the Apply Now button below.