Master of Business (By Research)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program typically involves one semester of coursework in research skill development followed by a 12 month research program, which culminates in a thesis of approximately 50,000 words. The objective is to train students in research methodology techniques and critical evaluation appropriate to their field of study through a specified program of research under academic supervision.

Course Fee:


Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree Honours (at a minimum Level 2B) in a major relevant to the area of intended study; or a completed recognised Bachelor degree in a major relevant to the area of intended study with a minimum grade point average of 5.0 on QUT's 7 point scale and relevant professional and/or research experience.


Students complete 4 approved coursework units (48 credit points) and a dissertation (96 credit points) as per the programs of study described under the individual majors and in consultation with the discipline coordinator.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Economics; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Finance; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Philanthropy and nonprofit studies; Public relations

Study Pathways:

Students may be eligible for entry to the PhD program.

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.

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Gardens Point No info Yes Part time 3 years
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