Master of Philosophy - Rural Management (By Research)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program is designed to provide opportunities to develop special interests in selected areas of rural or agricultural management by means of a research dissertation. Students are required to conduct an applied research project in the area of agricultural or rural management. This includes presentation of a research proposal, collection and analysis of data and its presentation in the form of a dissertation.

Designed for

Students wishing to develop special interests in selected areas of rural or agricultural management by means of a research dissertation


This program has a Thesis Research core unit. This program is studied as a research degree. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the postgraduate coordinator, Muresk Institute.


  • Rural management

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant graduate diploma or equivalent to satisfactory standard
  • Or honours degree from approved institution including completion of relevant bridging units in areas relevant to research topic
  • High academic performance and background in research methodology. When the latter is not met, the student will be required to complete an appropriate research methodology unit. Students without prior studies in research methods and statistical data analysis will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.


Graduates may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Agriculture Science.

Study pathways

Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $79,000 No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Curtin Course Code: MR-RURLMG

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