1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Exempt under RTP (more)
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
Trimester 2 2022
Monday, 23 May 2022
This degree is a research program of advanced professional learning and will help you develop greater expertise in research. You will learn how to apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills in a range of contexts for research, scholarship and as a pathway for further learning. You will plan and execute a substantial piece of research, which is reported in the form of a dissertation. The dissertation will investigate a topic that is relevant to the student and would normally be expected to be approximately 30,000 words.
The program will give eligibility for further doctoral research. It is advisable to meet with the program convenor prior to enrolment.
Flexible study options include online or on-campus study in intensive, full-time or part-time modes.
The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022, for four weeks. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.
Students who successfully complete this degree will be eligible for entry into a doctoral program and for consideration for higher degree by research scholarships. The program will better prepare you for a career in research-related work.
Please note this degree is not an initial teacher education program and will not lead to registration as a teacher in Queensland schools.
Students can progress to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Education (EdD) program after successfully completing the program at the required standard.
Domestic candidates who are admitted to this Higher Degree Research (HDR) program are exempt from tuition fees. Candidates will be provided a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset supplemented by tuition fee support from Griffith University.