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RMIT University

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Master of Applied Science (Built Environment)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Prepare for your new career in applied science and the built environment.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MR212, 079830J
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$40,320 per year / $80,640 total

About this course

Prepare for employment in research-based senior leadership and management positions with a Master of Applied Science (Built Environment).

RMIT's Master of Applied Science (Built Environment) is designed for professionals desiring to deepen their knowledge and extend their skills through an individually supervised research program in a specialist focus area.

Research programs are available in:

  • building and construction
  • education
  • engineering
  • information technology
  • occupational health and safety/ well-being
  • project management
  • property valuation
  • sustainability and the built environment.
What you will gain through this program

Through your research you will contribute a body of knowledge to your field that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines.

You will develop advanced knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the your field of work or learning, including mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and its application and develop the communication and technical skills to kills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice.

Why study study a Master of Applied Science (Built Environment) at RMIT?

Our graduates have highly developed technical skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice within government, non-government and corporate environments.

They demonstrate high-level personal autonomy and accountability, as well as creativity and initiative in new situations and for further learning, by planning and executing a substantial piece of research.

Entry requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to a master by research program are:

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

At RMIT a grade of credit represents academic achievement of 60% or higher.

Study locations

Melbourne City