Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology

Summary information

Course title

Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology

Postnominals

GCRM

CRICOS code

0

Colleges

  • Catherine Booth College
  • Catholic Theological College
  • Pilgrim Theological College
  • Stirling Theological College
  • Trinity College Theological School
  • Whitley College

Overseas students

No

AQF level

Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study mode

  • Some units online
  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Duration

One semester full-time or up to three semesters part-time.

Cost of study

The GCRM requires completion of 3 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2017 are $2286 per standard unit or $6858 for a full-time semester (3 units).

Detailed information

What is this course about

The Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology equips students to apply sophisticated research skills to complex issues such as the development of a research proposal, gathering of and conceptual processing of research material, and the presentation of a research artefact, such as a dissertation.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology

  1. have a working knowledge of terms, assumptions and approaches to research that are current in selected theological disciplines;
  2. have familiarity with research methods, protocols, practices and ethics;
  3. apply focussed research methods towards complex research issues;
  4. apply writing and communication skills to the presentation of research results.

Follow on study

Graduates who meet the other requirements for higher degrees by research may be eligible for admission to the Master of Theology, Doctor of Theology, Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Admission

Admission dates

Admissions for second semester 2017 close on Friday 21 July 2017.

Eligibility requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in theology, or an approved equivalent.

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology must complete 45 credit points as follows:

a) a postgraduate unit in research methodology (15 points)

b) a Research Essay (30 points).

Information regarding the Research Essay may be found in the Research Essay Policy.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Bachelor gown

Headwear

Black trencher

Hood

None

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