Master of Research - Business (By Research)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Research degree comprises research and research training, requiring students to complete 96 credit points (cp) of subjects. The first year comprises 48cp of research training and coursework while the second year comprises a 48cp thesis, which is assessed by two external examiners. Academic Units may award credit for the research training and coursework component and will determine the appropriate entry point.


  • The following specialisations are available: Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management and Operations
  • Marketing.

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). The Head of Postgraduate Studies for the relevant unit will approve entry into the Master of Research, based on academic results and relevant experience.

Study pathways

Applicants who have completed the Bachelor of Research will be eligible for 48 credit points of specified credit. Applicants who have completed alternative end on and embedded honours programs will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Innovation Campus Yes

Fee comments

Campuses: Innovation Campus.

This course is Student Contribution exempt for domestic students under the Research Training Scheme (RTS).

Further information

All applicants for the Master of Research must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal 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.

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