Master of Science (Research)

Course Code

54003

Version

5

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Award Details

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science with Honours Class I or II, from this university; or

  • Completion of a Master of Applied Science with at least a 12-credit point research option with a grade of Credit or above or with research publications deemed to be of equivalent value; or

  • Completion of qualifications approved by the faculty as equivalent to the above; or

  • A pass in approved qualifying examinations, at least one year subsequent to qualifying for the Bachelor of Science or its equivalent; or

  • In exceptional cases, submission of other evidence of academic and professional attainments as meets with the approval of the faculty

Course Structure

Candidates will be enrolled in the time-based subject pertaining to their field of study

MR7602 Masters Research Thesis (Aquaculture)

MR7607 Masters Research Thesis (Botany)

MR7609 Masters Research Thesis (Conservation Biology)

MR7611 Masters Research Thesis (Earth Sciences)

MR7621 Masters Research Thesis (Enviro Physics, Met and Ocean)

MR7622 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Geoscience)

MR7623 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Science)

MR7624 Masters Research Thesis (Environmental Studies)

MR7625 Masters Research Thesis (Exploration and Mining Geology)

MR7626 Masters Research Thesis (Geographic and Land Information Systems)

MR7627 Masters Research Thesis (Geography)

MR7628 Masters Research Thesis (Geology)

MR7630 Masters Research Thesis (Marine Biology)

MR7631 Masters Research Thesis (Mathematics)

MR7632 Masters Research Thesis (Physics)

MR7633 Masters Research Thesis (Remote Sensing)

MR7634 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Agricultural Science)

MR7637 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Marine Ecology and Fisheries Biology)

MR7639 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Plant Sciences)

MR7640 Masters Research Thesis (Tropical Urban and Regional Planning)

MR7641 Masters Research Thesis (Zoology)

MR7642 Masters Research Thesis (Natural Resource Management)

MR7648 Masters Research Thesis (Coral Reef Studies)

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Supervising body

Higher Degrees by Research Sub-Committee (HDRS-C)

Confirmation of Candidature

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

Supervision

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

Progression

See University Requirements - Masters by Research

EFTSL to complete (Equivalent full-time student load)

2 EFTSL

Subsumption of coursework subjects

Subsumption permitted

Allowed coursework subjects

As approved by the Head of the appropriate School

Advanced Standing

Not eligible

Award Details

The field of study shall not appear on the testamur

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009