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Business Management and Economics
Master of Business by Research
Master of Business by Research

Master of Business by Research

  • ID:USC610090
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • To be eligible for admission to Master of Business by Research candidature, applicants are normally required to hold a bachelor degree with at least Honours Class 2 Division II from a recognised higher education institution.

  • Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree and have achieved by subsequent work and study a standard equivalent to at least Honours Class 2 Division II may also be considered.

  • In exceptional cases, applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degrees Committee.

English Requirement 

IELTS (ACADEMIC) Overall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest
TOEFL Paper-based — overall score of 575 with minimum essay score of 4
Internet-based — overall score of 86 with minimum score of 21 for writing

Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54

CAE/CPE Overall score of 177 or above with no less than 169 in each skill

Minimum 2 years full-time tertiary (university level) study where the language of instruction is English, successfully completed in the last 5 years in one of the of following countries:

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States of America

Study completed in countries that don't appear in this list will be considered in a case by case basis.

USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2
Successful completion 

USC's English for Academic            

Purposes (EAP) 3

Successful completion                                                                                                                                                                                 


Course Information

Pick an area of business you really want to research and make a valuable contribution to knowledge in that area. You can even get a great job from your research findings with an opportunity to apply them in the workplace.

This program teaches you how to refine your research skills and how to apply them in a practical research project. Your research is closely supervised by highly supportive and dedicated USC teachers.

Use your advanced research skills to investigate business problems and skilfully apply that research capability in your job. The program enhances your critical thinking and problem solving capabilities.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You qualify for high level management roles, such as, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, General Manager, Senior Project Manager or Account Executive.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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