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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 2015 & 2016
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code007897G
Careers
  • Architect
  • Construction Manager
  • Contract Administrator
  • Industrial Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Manager
  • Project Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Property Development
  • Property Economist
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Urban Designer

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 completed recognised Bachelor Honours Degree (or higher award) in a relevant discipline with a minimum grade point average of 5.0 on QUT's 7 point scale with relevant 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.

If you're an Australian citizen or permanent visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen, your tuition fees are automatically covered by the Australian government's Research Training Scheme (RTS), as long as you complete your degree within the scheme's set timeframes. You'll have to pay tuition fees if you exceed the time limits under the RTS.

2016: Rates will be available from 1 October 2015, and will apply if you exceed the maximum time under RTS. (subject to annual review)

2015: $13,500 per Study Period (full-time) if you exceed the maximum time under the RTS. (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

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

These scholarships are available for this course:

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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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