Graduate Certificate in Educational Research

Monash University

This course is for high achievers who want to undertake a graduate research degree such as a research masters degree or a PhD, but do not meet the eligibility requirements of previous research experience or feel they do not have sufficient previous research experience. It is designed as a pathway course to prepare you to undertake research at a postgraduate level. You will learn about research methodology, research design and research ethics as you plan and conduct a research study that can lead onto a graduate research course. If you complete the course with high grades, you will be well placed to commence a successful Masters or PhD candidature in the field of education.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,750
International: $15,500

Entry Requirements:

4 years of full-time equivalent university study at Monash University or another recognised tertiary institution in education or a relevant field with an average mark of 65% or above


Students will undertake two compulsory 12-credit point master's level units including a Research Methodology unit and a Research project of 10,000 words.

Subjects you can Study:

Educational research

Who for:

High achievers who want to undertake a PhD, but do not meet the eligibility requirements of previous research experience

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Research Officer, Survey Researcher,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info Yes Part time 1 year
Clayton No info Yes Full time 0.5 year

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