Graduate Certificate of Business Research
The goal of the Graduate Certificate of Business Research is to increase the research skills of students who may wish to pursue further research study such as a MPhil or PhD.
The University of Newcastle Graduate Certificate is a coursework program that focuses on research training. The program includes 20 units of research methods, and 20 units of dissertation preparation which includes literature review and research proposal. The program will develop in graduates analytical and critically self-reflective skills.
The Graduate Certificate of Business Research is designed for students without the necessary research skills to undertake a postgraduate research degree. The program will also allow a point of exit for students of the DBA program who are unable to complete their dissertation.
Program Requirements & Structure
The Graduate Certificate program is offered over one semester of full-time study. The program requires completion of four (40 units) research training courses including two research methods courses, literature review (10 units) and research proposal (10 units).
This program is not designed to provide commercial career opportunities as it is a skills enhancing program.
A recognised Bachelors degree or a coursework Masters degree.
International students will be supported by the University and Newcastle Business School's current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum 6.5 IELTS result or equivalent.