Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Graduate Diploma in Business - Research

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program is suited to students interested in completing a PhD who need to complete the necessary research training and experience that the completion of an Honours degree provides. Students undertake study in a discipline area and research methods before completing a research dissertation.

Designed for

Students interested in completing a PhD


The course is 96 credit points in total, which includes a 48 credit point dissertation.


  • Accountancy
  • Advertising
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Philanthropy and nonprofit studies
  • Public relations

Standard entry requirements

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree or Masters Degree (Coursework) (or qualifications deemed equivalent) with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) score of 5.5 or better (on QUT's 7 point scale). This qualification must include a major in the area of intended study.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for entry to the PhD program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point Domestic: $29,700
International: $33,000
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

Admission to the course depends on an applicant's demonstrated research aptitude and the availability of supervision, infrastructure and resources needed for the proposed research project.

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