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:

International: $54,400

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:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted 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
USC is ranked by students as one of Australia's best universities for teaching quality and overall student experience. USC offers hands-on learning and flexible study options across more than 120 programs, at a network of teaching locations between Brisbane and the Fraser Coast. All USC programs include practical training or internships, and a focus on the core skills students need to succeed in the future workplace. In 2018, USC ranked equal fifth out of universities in Australia for employer satisfaction with graduates. USC's international reputation for research is growing every year, with 26 research fields rated at world standard or above. Leading research areas include environmental sciences, nursing, medical and health sciences, biological sciences, engineering, technology, psychology, agricultural and veterinary sciences, human studies and communication. USC is committed to unlocking the innovation, productivity and full human potential of our regions, and to working with government, industry and community to encourage prosperity in a knowledge-driven world.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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