Master of Music Research

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

My details

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To be eligible for the award of Master of Music Research (MMusRes), a student must acquire 120 credit points as specified below:

  • gain 40 credit points for the prescribed courses and
  • gain 80 credit points for the Music Production and Presentation dissertation courses.

Progress review requirements

Completion of progress reporting requirements is a condition of continued candidature for higher degree research programs. The following progress review requirements must be completed for the Master of Music Research program:

  • completion of the Confirmation of Candidature Milestone within 6 months (equivalent full-time) of commencement
  • completion of the Thesis and Candidature Review Milestone within 12-18 months (equivalent full-time) of commencement.

Note: For Master of Music Research candidates, under normal circumstances, the aggregated coursework assessment requirements from 8910QCM Artistic Research Preparation and 8909QCM Practice-Based Music Research will form the basis of the candidate's confirmation of candidature requirements.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Research).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.