24 months
Duration
31720 AUD/year
30550 AUD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Design (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Master of Design (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology  fosters the development of independent research skills, making it ideal preparation for those looking to undertake further research through a PhD program and/or pursue a career in research.

As a Master of Design (Research) candidate you will undertake supervised research with the aim of completing a major thesis that demonstrates mastery of inquiry in a field of a discipline or profession.

This program is suited to applicants who:

  • Are interested in a career in research
  • Have a genuine passion for research of a particular field
  • Have a naturally inquiring mind and a desire to know more
  • Are interested in undertaking a PhD program in the future
  • Wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification
  • Want to enhance their research education and/or employment opportunities

Aims and objectives

As a student in this program you will develop knowledge of research methodology and techniques appropriate to your field of study, and experience in the application of such methodology by conducting a specified program of research under appropriate supervision. In addition, you will develop skills in analysing literature and engaging in debate in the substantive area of the thesis topic at an advanced level.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • The Master of Design (Research) degree is generally completed over a period of two years full-time or four years part-time. Candidates carry out a program of research, investigation or development involving the submission of a substantial major thesis of 50,000 – 60,000 words, which is the sole form of assessment for the degree.
  • Throughout your candidature you will receive guidance and support from your research supervisors. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of research training sessions on topics such as thesis writing, publishing and presenting.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Intakes Hawthorn (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 046753A

  • You must have completed a three-year degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year units of study. Other relevant experience will also be taken into account in assessing your application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31720 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30550 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Design (Research)
-
Swinburne University of Technology

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!