Your path intohigher degree research

AMasters by Researchis your opportunity to engage in serious research and contribute new knowledge to your area of research interest.Building on the skills and knowledge developed during yourundergraduatestudy, you'll develop insight and critical research skills, master strong research methodologies, and complete an originalresearch projectfor yourthesis,under the support and guidance of a supervisor.

Thismaster's degreeprovides you with the experience and expert knowledge you need to confidently approach PhD studies. Aresearch degreefromCanberrawill alsoadvance your career possibilities, providingyou with the transferable skills required to pursue challenging and diverse roles within research, academia, government, industry, or business.

Graduate researchcandidatesare driven by naturally inquiring minds and have a passion for solving problems and advancing humanity. To be eligible for this degree, you must show clear potential to undertake significant independent research by successful completion of a relevanthonoursdegree; professional work following a relevantundergraduate degree,or completion of apostgraduatecoursework degree with a significant research component.

Explore yourresearchoptions

Explore our availableMasterbyResearchoptionsand be inspired to join a diverse group of scholars andresearch studentsmaking positive impacts worldwide.

The Master of Arts by research is an advanced study program offering broad research choice in the arts. Students learn the fundamentals of research and acquire new skills in critical thinking.
Course code 2406
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Expand your knowledge in an area of expertise in aerospace engineering and take your career further.
Course code 2693
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The Master of Business at Canberra is a forward-thinking, industry-focused degree purpose-built to unlock your personal and professional ambitions.
Course code 2223
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Shape the technologies of the future with our leading chemistry masters program. Conduct a major research project and gain real-world experience through industry connections.
Course code 2911
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Canberra's Master of Civil Engineering is a two-year full-time postgraduate degree that's professionally accredited by Engineers Australia.
Course code 2651
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Canberra is committed to advancing scientific knowledge through the Master of Computer Science to help solve some of the world’s greatest problems.
Course code 2925
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You’ll undertake research in electrical engineering that will develop your critical thinking and independent research skills. Help drive the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) position at the forefront of technology.
Course code 2663
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This master's degree provides you with the experience and expert knowledge you need to confidently approach PhD studies in geography.
Course code 2041
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The Master of Mathematics and Statistics covers a wide range of statistical theory and practice and provides advanced training in the principles of mathematics.
Course code 2921
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All master engineering programs within Canberra aim to provide outstanding engineering education to the future leaders of the Australian Defence Force.
Course code 2691
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The Master of Oceanography offers advanced training in the theory and understanding of physical processes in the ocean.
Course code 2042
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Prepare for your future. Study a Master of Physics at Canberra and expand your knowledge of the physics of space, atmosphere and matter.
Course code 2931
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Scholarships & funding

offers a wide range of scholarships and funding to both domestic and international students, at all levels of study. Exceptional research candidates can apply for scholarships to undertake a higher degree by research. Scholarships may include an annual stipend, tuition fee payment and student health cover.

Find a research supervisor

Canberra academics are leaders in their fields and are eager to work with emerging researchers from around the world. The expertise of our scholars covers a wide breadth of research areas. They will guide and support you through your higher degree postgraduate research study.

Access to world-class teaching & research facilities

We’re home to several cutting-edge facilities dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Our purpose-built workshops, laboratories, and specialised training facilities make Canberra the ideal location to gain hands-on experience and prepare you for your future career.

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