A Masters (Research) qualifies individuals who apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for research and scholarship and as a pathway for further learning.
develop knowledge of the principal doctrines of research in their discipline area and a substantive understanding of key conventions, norms and perspectives in their field.
acquire the capacity to formulate a research question and to reflect critically on the application of appropriate conceptual and methodological practices.
acquire advanced research training and provide evidence for critical analysis, effective communication and/or expression and advanced knowledge of the discipline within a broader framework of knowledge in their field.
demonstrate increasing independence, creativity and initiative in their research practice and are supported in their acquisition of a wide range of advanced and transferable skills.
The degree of Master of Research is awarded on the basis of a Thesis prepared under supervision that presents the results of original research in a scholarship form demonstrating the Candidate’s knowledge of the research topic and the discipline/s it embraces, as judged by independent experts applying accepted contemporary international standards.