Master of Research Students
Develop your knowledge and capacity for research and make an impact on society
The Master of Research (MRes) is a two-year postgraduate research training degree. It is an internationally recognised qualification that will make you competitive in achieving your future academic and career aspirations.
Stage 1 of the program involves intensive coursework where you will engage with your peers and academics in an interdisciplinary environment. The coursework is designed to help you build your skills as a researcher, master the art of knowledge translation and develop a strong research proposal. You will undertake these subjects while also working within your discipline of choice to develop deep knowledge of both theory and research methods.
In Stage 2 of the program, you will undertake your own research project under the supervision of an academic who is a specialist in your area of research. Your project will focus on the development of a 25,000-word thesis that will be externally examined.
Why should I study the Master of Research?
The Master of Research will give you:
- Global mobility in education and work aspirations
- An internationally recognised qualification
- Opportunity to work with leading researchers
- Capacity to achieve in a research environment
- Advanced research training skills and knowledge
The Master of Research provides you with the necessary educational experiences and expert knowledge to enable a confident approach to PhD studies and your future career.