24 months
40600 AUD/year
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The Master of Business (Research) offered at La Trobe University requires the submission of a thesis of up to 50 000 words. You can undertake research in human resource management, management, management information systems, marketing, organisational behaviour, sport and leisure management, or tourism.  

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There's never been a better time to build new skills and follow your passion. Apply now to secure your place for the aster of Business (Research) offered at La Trobe University .

Career outcomes

This Master of Business (Research) degree from La Trobe University will help you develop skills highly valued in a range of sectors and can serve as a pathway into a PhD. Your acquired skills might lead you to work in academic research, higher education, marketing, or management.

Programme Structure

  • A range of work based learning opportunities are available, including internships, mentoring, and industry-linked projects.
  • Internships. Candidates who have successfully confirmed their candidature and who are making satisfactory progress may apply to participate in an internship at least one month before they submit their thesis. Refer to the Graduate Research Candidature Policy and associated information.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 055085B  
  • you must meet the minimum entry requirements for the degree as outlined below
  • the department or school in which you seek enrolment must be able to provide appropriate facilities, resources and supervision for your chosen area of research.
  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40600 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.


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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