Master of Science Research (MSCR)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Science Research (MSCR)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Enhance your science research career

The Master of Science (Research) gives you the skills and opportunities you need to further your career in your chosen science research area. In this degree, highly motivated and highly qualified students undertake an advanced study to produce a research-based dissertation which will help you to develop your research skills in a specialised area of knowledge and proceed further with your science research career.

Within this degree, you will have the choice of three specialisations’ to focus your research studies. They include:

  • Applied Research
  • Advanced Research
  • Psychology Research

In this degree, you will find the emphasis to be on the development of knowledge and skills to allow you to undertake independent research and professional practice in your chosen area.

The Master of Science (Research) (Applied Research) gives you the tools and opportunities you need to further your career in your chosen science research field. In this degree, highly motivated and highly qualified students undertake an advanced study to produce a research-based dissertation which will help you to develop your research skills in a specialised area of knowledge and proceed further with your career.

The Applied Research major combines research and coursework to enhance your knowledge across a range of different science-based disciplines. Throughout the Master of Science (Research), you will find emphasis to be on the development of knowledge and skills to allow you to undertake independent research and professional practice in your chosen science speciality area. Your studies within this specialisation will include a research project, research courses and elective courses to specialise your science research focus.

Available disciplines/qualified specialisations within the Applied Research specialisation include:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Data Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Physical Sciences
  • Spatial Science
  • Sport and Exercise
  • Statistics

Expand your science research career

The Master of Science (Research) can allow you to progress your science research career. As graduates of this degree, you could go on to further studies in your speciality science research area including PhD studies.

Entry Requirements

  • completed a three-year degree at an Australian university or equivalent, with a GPA of 5.0/7.0 or above, or equivalent score, in a relevant discipline
  • or
  • equivalent qualification and work experience in the related field of study as determined by the program coordinator
  • plus
  • acceptance will be subject to the availability of, and endorsement by, a USQ supervisor.

English Language Requirements

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 30, 2018
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3 semesters
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