Graduate Diploma in Business Research Methods

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the realm of advanced research methodologies with our Graduate Diploma in Business Research Methods. Elevate your understanding and expertise in core research techniques, paving the way for further academic pursuits or enhanced professional opportunities.

As the demand for advanced research skills continues to soar in both academic and commercial spheres, our Business School stands at the forefront, offering a comprehensive curriculum tailored to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Over the course of one year full-time (or part-time equivalent), delve into a diverse array of elective courses, ranging from economics-based research in financial accounting to empirical methods in finance and advanced marketing theory.

Under the guidance of internationally recognized leaders, you’ll acquire qualitative and quantitative research skills, honing your ability to tackle complex business challenges. Whether you aim to embark on your own research project or pursue a thesis, our program empowers you to define research questions, establish methodologies, conduct literature reviews, and draw meaningful conclusions, setting the stage for impactful contributions to the field.


Embark on a transformative journey with our Graduate Diploma in Business Research Methods, where every lesson propels you towards mastery in research excellence. Through a blend of qualitative, quantitative, and scientific methodologies, you’ll gain the comprehensive training needed to dissect and analyze issues across various business domains.

Prepare to unlock a world of possibilities as you embark on a pathway primed for academic excellence or a myriad of illustrious career opportunities. With problem-based learning at its core, our program nurtures critical thinking and analytical prowess, equipping you with the tools to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape of business research.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Research Methods from UQ, with a GPA of 5.75 on a 7-point scale.
  • English language proficiency: IELTS overall 6.5, TOEFL iBT 87, PTE Academic 64, or equivalent.
  • Research Project
  • Research Thesis
  • Quantitative Business Research Methods I
  • Qualitative Business Research Methods II

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $48,160
  • Domestic $39,840

Future Career Outcomes

Embark on a journey of boundless potential with our Graduate Diploma in Business Research Methods, where success knows no bounds. Join a league of trailblazing alumni who have made indelible marks in academia, industry, and beyond, leveraging their advanced research acumen to tackle real-world challenges head-on.

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