Master of Arts - CA45
The Master of Arts Degree (by Research) is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge.
On Campus, Online
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Distance, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville
The Master of Arts Degree (by 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. Consultation with the university will assist you to determine eligibility for admission, to identify the proposed areas of research and to ascertain the availability of suitable supervisors.
The Research Higher Degrees Course Guide provides detailed information about eligibility, benefits provided by CQUniversity, and the application, selection and offer process for our research higher degrees.
|Core Units||Major Units||None|
|Term 1 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 1 - 2020||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2020|
|Term 3 - 2019|
|Term 3 - 2020|
|Term 1 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2020||Available Online|
A person may be considered for admission to candidature for the Masters degree if the person:
holds an honours degree from the University or any other approved institution in a relevant discipline; or
holds a three (3) year undergraduate degree and a graduate diploma at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline; or
holds a three (3) year undergraduate degree at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline, plus a minimum of one year's relevant work experience; or
holds a three (3) year undergraduate degree with a credit level Grade Point Average (GPA); or
holds a four (4) year undergraduate degree at a high level of academic performance; or
holds an alternative qualification deemed by the Panel to be of equivalent scope and standard.
Persons holding only a pass degree, and who do not satisfy any of those criteria specified above, will be required to undertake a Masters qualifying/enabling course, normally of one (1) year's (full-time) duration, as specified in the University's resolution on Masters qualifying courses.
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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.
Pursuing your research higher degree at CQUniversity is more affordable thank you think. You can benefit from a range of stipends and scholarships, as well as access to training and other study resources. For more information view our research higher degree fees and resources section.
Our research scholarships and stipends could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.
You may be interested in applying for one or more of the following scholarships.
- Research Training Program
- Brian Gray Scholarship, closes 30 March 2019
- Capstone Editing Grant for Professional Thesis Editing, closes 31 October 2019
- Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students, closes 30 July 2019
- Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women, closes 30 May 2019
- MORA - CQUniversity Australia Scholarship Program, closes 31 December 2030
- Capstone Editing Carer's Travel Grant for Academic Women, closes 30 May 2019
You will also receive generous support in the form of allocated facilities such as laboratory space, where appropriate, or dedicated workstations depending on your mode and location of study, provision of a laptop/computer upon commencement of your studies, and funding to support research higher degree student project costs.
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