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Master of Research - CL80

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.

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STUDY MODES

On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

1/144

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville

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.

CRICOS

0100975

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.

Core Units 1 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

RESEARCH IMPACT
CQUniversity's research focus and engaged research agenda are already making positive impacts on individuals, communities and industries across the world. In coming years, this impact will continue to grow, expanding into new focus areas and transforming the way we think about current challenges. The University's research impact is apparent in improved industry processes, regional and economic development, business improvement, productivity and innovation, social advancement and equity and healthier communities.

ENGAGED RESEARCH
CQUniversity's research agenda is built around deep engagement with communities, industries and government. The focus is firmly placed on the delivery of research that is especially relevant to the Northern Australia region. To deliver great research that is meaningful and relevant, researchers work directly with stakeholders to identify challenges and deliver solutions. End users are involved throughout our research projects. This approach ensures CQUniversity's research delivers direct benefit and long-lasting impact.

RESEARCH CENTRES AND INSTITUTES
CQUniversity has two research institutes – The Appleton Institute and the Institute for Future Farming Systems – and seven research centres including The Centre of Indigenous Health Equity Research, Centre for Intelligent

Systems, Centre for Railway Engineering, Centre for Research in Equity and Advancement of Teaching and Education, Centre for Regional Economies and Supply Chains, Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research and the Coastal Marine Ecosystems Research Centre.

RESEARCH STRENGTHS

Our focus has been to emphasise research with relevance to the region, involving aspects of regional development, growth in resource industries, environmental management, issues associated with quality health care in rural and regional communities, and education delivery specifically through use of modern technology.

Discover our research strengths at CQUni.

On-Campus Availability

Research First Half Year - 2023Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Research Second Half Year - 2022Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Research Second Half Year - 2023Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville

Please note, this course is no longer available to study on campus at CQUni Perth in 2022.

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.

Security Requirements

Nil    

Health Requirements

Nil

Assumed 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. 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.

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.

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.

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

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RESEARCH AT CQUNI

Transcript

I found CQU’s research activities to be world-class with highly equipped laboratories and renowned faculty members. It’s a lifetime experience to study and learn from this renowned University.

Richa Neupane

Master of Applied Science

This course has been an unforgettable experience and has prepared me for my PhD. I met new friends from many countries and we shared our ideas together. I also met teachers who guided and supported me — they are all dedicated people.

Febria Artika

Graduate Certificate in Research