Master of

Business (Research)

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   Qualification / Award BU51 Master of Business (Research)
   Length 2 years full-time
   Credit Points 96 credit points (8 units + a master thesis)
   Delivery On Campus
   Available to Domestic (FEE-HELP available)/International
   Course Accreditation TEQSA - CRICOS (091315E)
   Financial Information Course Fees Page
   AQF Level 9
   Key Dates Application Deadlines and other Key Course Dates


This is an advanced coursework and research program in organisational leadership. Coursework will consist of one year of study in leadership/management as well as research preparation; followed by a year to complete a research thesis. The course offers progression to the PhD program.

Reasons to choose this program:

  • Builds your research abilities
  • Leadership development – you will create your own leadership development plan to build on your skills
  • Leadership portfolio – that you can share with current and prospective employers showcasing your skills and projects
  • Pathway to doctorate studies

Course Units

The course structure is based on four semesters (each of 12 weeks duration), with four subjects/units representing a full-time study load in the first two semesters, followed by the one-year masters thesis. The course comprises:
4 compulsory Discipline units (24 credit points);
1 compulsory Ethics unit (6 credit points);
3 compulsory Research Methods units (18 credit points);
and 1 compulsory Thesis unit (48 credit points).



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