Master of Arts Research

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1 2020

Applications close

Monday, 30 December 2019

Next scholarship round closes

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 (more)

Why choose this program?

You will develop expertise in research and learn the concepts, methods and skills required for research, scholarship, creative investigation and further learning. You will plan and execute a substantial piece of research, based on your chosen topic, and report it as a thesis or creative/professional product with dissertation. This degree will also make you eligible for further doctoral research.

Attendance information

Study options include on-campus study in intensive, full-time or part-time modes.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for a research-related career and eligible for entry into a doctoral program and for consideration for higher degree by research scholarships.

Pathways to further study

Students can progress to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programs after successfully completing this program at the required standard.

Additional fee information

Domestic research candidates

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.