Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Research degree comprises research training and coursework, requiring students to complete 48 credit points of subjects. Academic Units may award advanced standing for up to 24cp of the degree. Students completing the Bachelor of Research will receive 48cp of advanced standing and be able to enrol in the 2nd year of the Master of Research and undertake the 48cp thesis. The following specialisations are available in the Faculty of Business: Accounting; Economics; Finance; Management and Operations; Marketing.
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (48 credit points).
Standard entry requirements
- Applicants must have a Bachelor or Masters coursework degree from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum Credit average (65% or a GPA 3.0 out of 4.0). All applicants for the Bachelor of Research need to apply for the Master of Research via the online application system and submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. The proposal submitted with the application should: contain, in no more than one page, a clear description of the discipline area or project topic you wish to study in/undertake for the Master of Research 48cp thesis
- And conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Applicants will be assessed on academic results and relevant experience by the Head of Postgraduate Studies and if successful a packaged offer awarded for the Bachelor of Research/Master of Research. Candidates undertake the Bachelor of Research in the first year of study, and if this degree is completed successfully they can progress to the thesis component (2nd year of study) of the Master of Research. Note that candidates can complete the Bachelor of Research only and are under no obligation to proceed to the Master of Research.
Any tertiary studies completed prior to enrolment may lead to advanced standing or credit.
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