About this course
A Master by Research degree requires you to demonstrate mastery of inquiry in a discipline or profession. You will undertake supervised research and write a thesis equivalent to 50,000 – 60,000 words.
A Master by Research candidate is expected to plan, conduct and complete a research project; understand relevant techniques in the field, demonstrated both by comprehensive review of the literature and by research processes adopted; access and interpret key data in relevant fields; and present outcomes clearly and logically using relevant media.
- A Master by Research candidate must have completed a three-year degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year units of study.
English Language Requirements:
- A minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0 or a TOEFL equivalent no longer than 24 months before submitting your application
- Satisfactorily complete the Swinburne College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced level certificate at the postgraduate level (EAP 5: PG-70%)
- Successfully complete a total of 24 months (full time equivalent) of formal study where the language of instruction and assessment was English at AQF level 7 or above (or equivalent) at an approved university no longer than 60 months before submitting your application.