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Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology

  • Graduate Certificate

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 semester full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$15,840 per year

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

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

Study locations

Catholic Theological College

Whitley College

Pilgrim Theological College

Eva Burrows College

Australian Lutheran College

Trinity College Theological School

Stirling Theological College


What you will learn

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.

Course structure

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology must complete 72 points as follows:

a) a unit in research methodology worth 24 points

b) RQ9748M Minor Thesis

Information regarding the Minor Thesis may be found in the��Minor Thesis Policy.