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C03063v1 Master of Transdisciplinary Innovation (Research)

Award(s): Master of Transdisciplinary Innovation (Research) (MTdInn(Res))
CRICOS code: 098418G
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Other information

Overview

This postgraduate research degree provides an opportunity for graduates to develop their research skills, to deepen their knowledge in an selected area of study and to undertake some original, independent research. Students are supported throughout the degree by a supervisor(s) and panel of academic and industry collaborators. The degree provides students with the experience and expert knowledge needed to confidently approach PhD studies or a research career in a chosen field.

Career options

Career options vary but all graduates have the specialised knowledge and skills for enhancing their contribution to professional practice and/or further learning. The skills developed allow graduates to expand their career options, and transition into more senior roles, in particularly those with a research focus.

There is also a clear path from this degree towards doctoral studies.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The maximum course duration is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

Candidates are required to complete a thesis under the supervision of appropriate members of academic staff.

Candidates may also be required to undertake some coursework in research methods and/or theoretical knowledge in the core fields of study. During their candidature, students' progress is monitored via assessments and regular progress reports.

Candidates are also invited to participate in other research activities.

Course completion requirements

95001 Master of Transdisciplinary Innovation Thesis 

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS: Graduate Research School.