The Master of Research (MRes) is an internationally recognised postgraduate research training degree that will make you competitive in achieving your future academic and career aspirations in the exciting world of research. This degree provides you with the experience and expert knowledge you need to confidently approach PhD studies and a research career.
The Master of Research is based at Parramatta South campus, with electives available across Western campuses.
The degree is offered 2 years full time (or 4 years part time).
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 core units and electives within your discipline of choice to develop deep knowledge of both theory and research methods. The coursework structure is outlined in our handbook.
Stage 2 of the program involves completing your own research project under the supervision of an academic expert in your area of research. Your project will focus on the development of a 25,000-word thesis that will be externally examined.