Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology


Full-time no available,
up to 2 years (part-time)


Classroom, Online, Mixed

Total cost

$8,196 (At 2022 fees)

Next intake

February, July

Course Overview.

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.

For more information on the Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology and it’s course regulation please follow this link.

Course 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.

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.

Admission criteria.

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

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Applications close 30th January