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.
|Duration||2 years full-time or 4 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||144|
|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)||MResearch|
|AQF Level||Level 9: Masters Degree (Research)|
Indicative Year - 2023
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.
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.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||CL58 - Graduate Certificate in Research|
No Residential School for this course.
|Year||Number of Students|
|Number of units: 1||Total credit points: 1|
Please note, this is a time-based research higher degree and no credit points apply. The course is comprised of ongoing enrolment in Research and Thesis Units (as per spreadsheet provided to the LTS team). Enrolment may also occur in the CP20 units RSCH20001 Prepare for Confirmation RSCH20002 English for Research RSCH20005 Prepare for Confirmation RSCHxxxxx (N4231 Creative Practice Research)