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Master of Business Research

Master of Business Research (MBSR)
CRICOS: 059566G

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July

Overview

  • The aim of the Master of Business Research is to train you in high-level business research, for either academic or senior management purposes.
  • You will undertake a significant piece of research in your area of interest, using your specialist knowledge and advanced research techniques to explore the resolution of a management problem.
  • It is expected that the research you conduct over several years will make an important contribution to the development of new knowledge, community development and solutions for industry and government.

Career outcomes

  • The Master of Business Research will enhance your role in senior management, or prepare you for a career in academia. It is also a stepping stone to further research degrees, such as a PhD.

Entry requirements

  • 3-year bachelor-appropriate degree in business, commerce or a related field from a recognised university
  • Minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7.0 point scale in undergraduate degree, or a minimum 5.5 for the 2nd and 3rd years of the degree
  • Applicants intending to undertake a dissertation in information systems must have prior studies in information systems or computing
  • On application, candidates must be able to provide an outline of the dissertation topic they intend to pursue.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you: 

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units.

Courses to be studied Units
2 x coursework courses 2
Dissertation courses 10
Total 12

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 26320
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 28800

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 059566G

Admission is dependent upon the Faculty's capacity to supervise the proposed projects. Prospective candidates should consult with the Associate Dean (Research) before preparing their project proposals. Research concentrations are updated periodically.

Applications may be submitted at any time, but it is ideal to allow a minimum of 25 working days between when you submit your application and the start of your requested semester.

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