Master of Business Research

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Business Research

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Business Research

CRICOS code: 059566G

Units to complete: 12

Duration: on campus 1.5 years full-time, distance 3 years part-time

Start dates: March

Campus: Toowoomba

Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year degree in business, commerce or a related field from a recognised university


• Minimum GPA of 5.0 (undergraduate degree) or a minimum GPA of 5.5 (second and third years of the degree)

• Information Systems dissertation applicants: prior studies in information systems or computing

Please note: admission is dependent upon the Faculty’s capacity to supervise the proposed projects. Prospective candidates should consult with the Director of Postgraduate Studies before preparing their project proposals.

Program focus

This research degree aims to train students in business research either for academic or management purposes. Students are to undertake a significant piece of research and report it in a scholarly dissertation. This course aims to provide students with opportunities to explore the resolution of particular management problems using specialist knowledge and advanced techniques through conducting research in a specialised area of business, management or information systems.

Program structure

4 Coursework courses PLUS 8 Dissertation courses

Exit Points

Provided all requirements are met, students will be able to exit with:

4 units - Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research

8 units (6 courses) - Postgraduate Diploma of Business Research

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
3 - 6 semesters
Part time
Full time
19,200 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 - 6 semesters
Price 19,200 AUD
(campus), 15840 AUD (distance) per year