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Overview

  • Develop advanced skills in investigation and critical thinking to apply to real industry problems.
  • Gain extensive knowledge in a specialist area, including architecture, interior design, industrial design, construction management, property economics, landscape architecture, architecture and planning, and sustainability.
  • Apply yourself to a program of supervised research and investigation before preparing a thesis.
QUT course code BN71
Attendance Part-time or Full-time
Course duration 1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Start month 2014
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code007897G
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Details

From this research degree you will acquire advanced knowledge of scientific research methods which can be applied to research problems in the built environment. As well as mastering relevant techniques, you will develop high-level skills in investigation and critical thinking and attain extensive knowledge in a specialist area.

Specialisations are available in all the design and built environment disciplines—architecture, interior design, industrial design, construction management, property economics, landscape architecture, architecture and planning—and in the research themes of sustainability and design. You are encouraged to discuss your application with Faculty staff early in the development of the research proposal that forms part of your application.

Masters by research studies normally include:

  • assessed coursework
  • participation in university scholarly activities such as research seminars, teaching and publication
  • regular meetings with supervisors
  • a program of supervised research and investigation
  • preparation of a thesis.

Entry requirements

A four-year degree in an appropriate discipline with Honours or equivalent qualification or a graduate diploma or masters degree in an appropriate discipline with a minimum grade point average of 5 with relevant experience or professional experience and/or other qualifications.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

Research Training Scheme funded. Tuition fees may apply for exceeding maximum time - 2014: $13,000 per Study Period (full-time) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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How to apply for Master of Applied Science (Research)

You apply directly to QUT for all our research degrees.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you have:

  1. Looked at our research areas
  2. Selected your degree
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
  4. Checked if you're eligible for a scholarship
  5. Agreed on a supervisor with your faculty
  6. Discussed your options and developed your topic
  7. Written your research proposal
  8. Gathered your supporting documents

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

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