Master of Business (By Research)

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

This advanced research course allows students to focus on researching an area of business in which they have a keen interest to make a valuable contribution to knowledge in that area. The course will assist in refining students' research skills and under supervision they will learn how to apply these skills to a practical research project. Through this course students will develop stronger critical thinking and problem solving capabilities and these applied research skills are a platform for either moving into senior management or undertaking doctoral studies.

Course Fee:


Entry Requirements:

Second class honours degree (division 1 or 2), or equivalent subsequent work or study. In exceptional cases, applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degrees Committee. English language requirements


Research project and thesis

Subjects you can Study:

Management and business; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Economics, finance and accounting; Property economics and development; Marketing; Information technologies

Who for:

Research aspirants

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01595D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 2 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 4 years
The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is Australia's fastest-growing regional university.

USC has a strong record of graduate satisfaction, and is the only public university in Queensland to earn five stars for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide annually since 2007.

USC offers more than 140 study programs (undergraduate, postgraduate and research) in the disciplines of business, IT and tourism; creative industries, design and communication; education; engineering, planning and science; health, nursing and sport sciences; humanities, psychology and social sciences; and law and criminology.

Degrees are complemented by opportunities for work experience, internships and practical industry-based projects. Program structures allow students to tailor their studies to meet individual needs. Students can also choose to do part of their degree overseas at partner universities or learn how to start a business at USC's Innovation Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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