Master of Business (By Research)

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

This advanced research course allows students to focus on researching an area of business in which they have a keen interest to make a valuable contribution to knowledge in that area. The course will assist in refining students' research skills and under supervision they will learn how to apply these skills to a practical research project. Through this course students will develop stronger critical thinking and problem solving capabilities and these applied research skills are a platform for either moving into senior management or undertaking doctoral studies.

Course Fee:

International: $54,400

Entry Requirements:

Second class honours degree (division 1 or 2), or equivalent subsequent work or study. In exceptional cases, applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degrees Committee. English language requirements


Research project and thesis

Subjects you can Study:

Management and business; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Economics, finance and accounting; Property economics and development; Marketing; Information technologies

Who for:

Research aspirants

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01595D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 4 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 2 years
USC is one of Australia's fastest growing regional universities, and at just over 20 years of age is one of the world's top 150 young universities.

USC offers flexible study options across more than 120 programs at a network of teaching locations between Brisbane and the Fraser Coast. Our approach to learning is hands on, with innovative facilities and excellent staff-to-student ratios. Students consistently rate USC as one of the best universities in Australia for teaching quality and overall student experience.

USC's international reputation for research is growing every year, with 14 research fields now rated at world standard or above. Leading research areas include environmental science and management, nursing and health sciences, biological sciences, ecology, agricultural and veterinary sciences, fisheries science and clinical sciences.

USC is committed to unlocking the innovation, productivity and full human potential of our regions, and to working with government, industry and community to encourage prosperity in a knowledge-driven world.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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