Making a difference through research
Master’s by Research Degree
MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) BY RESEARCH DEGREE
The Master of Science by Research degree program is based on supervised research over a period of one year full-time or a maximum of 24 months part-time. Progress monitoring is conducted throughout the study period and the student will be asked to demonstrate satisfactory progress at set milestones.
The award of a Master of Science by Research degree is based on the satisfactory completion of research training in addition to any other designated projects and/or assignments and/or course work, and the completion of a thesis, which must not exceed 30,000 words.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate that they have acquired an advanced level of knowledge and understanding in the field of study and are capable of undertaking independent research.
CURRENT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
To see a full list of research opportunities that are currently available to MSc by Research candidates, please view our Research News page.
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