The Masters 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 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. Many other discipline-specific employment opportunities exist as employers recognise the skills developed through a degree by research course are widely applicable in the workplace.
|Duration||2 years full-time or 4 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||No information available at this time|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses.|
|Expected Hours of Study||Information not available|
|Course Type||Research Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||MArts|
|AQF Level||Level 9: Masters Degree (Research)|
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.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
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