Postgraduate Diploma of Research Methods
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Science and Engineering
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Completion of a three year undergraduate degree, from this or another university
Additional selection requirements
Candidates will normally have a Credit average at third year level
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per faculty requirements
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
The program is determined in consultation with the relevant Head of School, to enable the candidate to complete the University’s Confirmation of Candidature requirements for a Masters by Research degree.
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates seeking eligibility to enrol for a Masters by Research degree will be required to obtain at least a Credit in their first minor project and an overall Credit average in order to be considered by the faculty for masters candidature.