Master of Research (MRes)
The Master of Research is a globally recognised two-year degree that provides candidates a pathway to the Doctor of Philosophy. Year one is designed to prepare candidates for research with advanced coursework and method development. Year two is dedicated to an intensive research project and thesis. The project is planned and developed by the candidate in collaboration with their supervisor.
Year 1 - units of study
24 CP from
Year 2 - research activities
The activities undertaken in year 2 consist of:
- Research Frontiers 2
- Literature review
- Research methods
- Research planning
- Thesis (20,000 words) based on a small research project
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is an ungraded degree awarded for research that demonstrates that the candidate has the capacity to conduct research independently.
All academic staff in the department offer exciting research projects for MRes and PhD candidates. The analytical facilities available in the MQGA allow candidates to conduct advanced and novel research.
Please visit the individual staff websites or contact potential supervisors directly for information on currently available projects or to discuss your ideas for a project.
Find more information about the Doctor of Philosophy research degree, or speak directly to the contact the higher degree research office.
Dr. Elena Belousova
A/Prof. Nathan Daczko
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