Future Students

Master of Business - Research

Duration:1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent


Wollongong, Sydney

Starting Sessions:

Trimester 1

Entry requirements:

Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years full-time study) with an average mark of at least 60%. All candidates would normally be expected to have work experience.

Applications must be accompanied by a 2,000 word research proposal which should outline the main focus of the applicant's research interest, a commentary on important and recent literature in this area, and a discussion of why this is an important area of research.

All proposals must acknowledge sources correctly. Proposals may be checked using a plagiarism checking system.

Course Structure:

The MBR is a research based program. Students take 2 coursework subjects comprising Literature Review and Research Methodology. On successful completion of their coursework, students work with supervisors to complete a thesis.

The Master of Business - Research is designed for students who would like to study a higher degree research program, however are hesitant to commit to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degrees. The program is suitable for those who are working in middle management positions and aspire to progress to a senior management role. The coursework component of the degree will allow the students to develop the appropriate research skills to complete the thesis which follows.

Please refer to the University of Wollongong's Course Handbook for further information about entry requirements and course structure.

For general course enquiries contact the School’s Research Officer, Jodi Barrie on jodi@uow.edu.au.



Last reviewed: 18 June, 2012