University of Canberra

Master of Business (Research)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This program seeks to provide opportunities for advanced study and reflection on practice in the professional fields of accountancy, business management, cross-cultural management, diversity management, economics, finance, general management, human resource development, human resource management, international management, organisational behaviour, organisational theory, performance management, strategic management, and related fields. Such opportunities are to be provided for professionals of standing in a relevant profession who will be able to draw upon their professional experience and expertise, and to extend this experience and expertise. The program will allow students to develop relevant research skills through a carefully designed program supplemented by a dissertation and relevant choice of electives.

Designed for

Graduates who wish to undertake a general master degree in Business


48 credit points


  • Accountancy
  • Business management
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Diversity management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General management
  • Human resource development
  • Human resource management
  • International management
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Organisational theory
  • Performance management
  • Strategic management

Standard entry requirements

  • Before a candidate is admitted to the Master of Business program, the Faculty must be satisfied that it is able to supervise the candidate's proposed dissertation and that the candidate satisfies the following admission requirements: a. holds a bachelor degree in a relevant field which is of sufficient quality to gain entry into an honours program
  • B. has two years of professional practice in a relevant area
  • Provides evidence of capacity for specialised coursework at the post graduate level and relevant professional development
  • C. provides evidence of superior professional performance both intellectually and technically
  • And demonstrates capacity and/or aptitude for research. A requirement for proceeding to the research component of the degree is completion of the coursework component of the degree and the acceptance and approval of a research proposal and research plan by the course convener
  • Academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5 with no band score below 6.0.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $45,600
International: $55,600

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