Master of Business Research

Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM037
CRICOS 056947G

The Master of Business Research is designed for graduates of a business coursework master degree who wish to undertake research leading to a PhD. Its completion satisfies the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

The degree aims to provide students with a first exposure to the research skills required to undertake any academic research project. It includes teaching in research methodologies and discipline specialisation, and a dissertation comprises 30% of the program.

Students who are interested in Finance only, please note the following prerequisites:

A minimum Distinction grade average, which is the benchmark.

All honours and master of philosophy students must have completed the following courses (or their equivalent at another institution) prior to enrolment.

  • 'Corporate Finance Theory III' OR 'Corporate Investment and Strategy III'
  • At least a 'level 2' course or its equivalent in econometrics or statistics
  • 'Portfolio Theory and Management III'
  • EITHER 'Financial Modelling Techniques III' OR 'Options, Futures and Risk Management III'.

Or equivalent in the master degree coursework programs.

Graduate Women SA Centenary Bursary


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Last updated: Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018