Master of Research

Duration2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Location
Adelaide and
Next start termFirst Half of Year, 2024
Study modeOn Campus
Course codeCL80
CRICOS0100975
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Overview

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.

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Career Opportunities

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

On-Campus Availability

IntakeLocations
First Half of Year, 2024Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville
Second Half of Year, 2024Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville

Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.

Requirements

Recommended study

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.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 with no individual band score of less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 79 with no score less than 21

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 62 with no score less than 54

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.

Nil

Nil    

You will have to meet this course's inherent requirements by demonstrating essential skills and attributes.

Fees & Scholarships

2023 Indicative Fees

Fee TypeFees
International Indicative First Term FeeA$18,150
International Indicative First Year FeeA$36,300

Please refer to our international course fees page.

Pursuing your research higher degree at CQUniversity is more affordable than you think. You can benefit from a range of stipends and scholarships, as well as access to training and other study resources. Visit our research for international students for more information.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

How to apply

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.