12 months
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39240 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Research (Information and Communication Technology) from the Swinburne University of Technology is part of a combined set of programs that offer students a pathway into a higher degree by research from an undergraduate degree.

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Overview

The Master of Research (Information and Communication Technology) at Swinburne University of Technology  offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice, with the aim of submitting a major thesis of 20,000 words.

Candidates develop a range of skills, including independent thinking, project management, data analysis and critical thinking, as well as refined communication skills.

The program 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.

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

The Master of Research offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice. Candidates develop a range of skills, including independent thinking, project management, data analysis and critical thinking, as well as refined communication skills. 

The program 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. A Master of Research candidate 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.

Aims and objectives

Upon successful completion of the Master of Research graduates will be able to:

  •  Demonstrate skills to investigate, analyse, synthesise and critically evaluate current theory and knowledge in one or more disciplines
  •  Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of research principles and methods and ability to apply appropriate methods to answer a research question
  • Demonstrate ability to design and conduct a coherent, independent research project and successfully execute it in a timely and self-directed manner
  •  Demonstrate communication and technical skills through the presentation of a coherent and sustained argument in both verbal and written forms
  •  Design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge
  •  Work independently and ethically.

Programme Structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Research, students must satisfactorily complete:

  • 1 core unit of study (12.5 credit points)
  • Thesis (20,000 words)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 094718F

  • To be eligible for admission into the Master of Research (MR-INTICT) course, an applicant must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Research (Honours) (BH-INTICT) at Swinburne with a credit average.
  • Students applying to the Master of Research (MR-INTICT) will automatically be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Research (Honours) (BH-INTICT) and do not need to apply separately for the Bachelor of Research (Honours) program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39240 AUD per year during 12 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.

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