Graduate Certificate in Research - CL58

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097842M

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Research (GCR) will provide you the opportunity to acquire advanced research skills which can be applied in a range of disciplinary contexts. This course is aimed at professionals in a range of industry, government and community settings, and the course content is able to be tailored to suit your current employment context and/or areas of research interest. If you are wishing to study a masters by research or doctorate but do not meet the admissions requirements of an AQF Level 9 or 10 degree then the Graduate Certificate in Research will be of interest. It provides an entry pathway to research higher degrees. If you achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 it will satisfy admissions requirements for progress into a masters by research. Entry into a doctorate will be dependent upon achieving the GPA requirement and satisfying qualifications and experience requirements.

The Graduate Certificate in Research (GCR) will provide you with the opportunity to acquire advanced research skills which can be applied in a range of disciplinary contexts. This highly flexible course is aimed at professionals in a range of industry, government and community settings, and the course content is tailored to suit your current employment context and/or areas of research interest. It is suitable for those looking for a pathway into research or for those that require research skills to further their career.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The Graduate Certificate in Research consists of a single unit that is flexible, and can be taken in either full-time or part-time mode. This means the structure of the course relies on study time and overall progress towards portfolio activities, rather than credit point accrual. The single unit includes a range of compulsory and elective topics for you to study.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,260 Per Year 07 Nov 2022
06 Mar 2023
0.5 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
120 Spencer Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

To be eligible for entry to this course, a student will be required to demonstrate

  • A completed bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college, or equivalent; or
  • A recognized diploma (or equivalent vocational training qualifications) together with a minimum three years relevant professional experience; or
  • A minimum of five years relevant professional experience and formal skills or training to satisfy the Research Higher Degrees Committee of their capacity to undertake the qualification.

Students applying on the basis of experience may be required to provide evidence of writing skills.

English requirements

IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0); TOEFL (internet-based) - Overall 79 (with no score less than 21), PTE Academic - Overall 62 (with no score less than 54), CAE and CPE - Overall 176 (with no band less than 169).

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia
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