Higher degrees research
Academic research is the systematic and rigorous pursuit of creative and critical activities. It aims to increase human knowledge and understanding. A higher degree research thesis is a result of original research and investigations by a candidate for a higher degree which satisfies the requirements of the specific higher degree rules.
There are a number of things you need to think about when deciding to undertake a higher degree by research at the Southern Cross Business School including your eligibility, that your research topic aligns with the School's research program, and that you have an understanding and commitment to the requirements that are needed to complete a higher degree by research.
The following information is provided to assist you to work through these questions:
Prospective student projects available NOW!
The available research projects are listed under the school's research nodes. These will show the applicable level (e.g. Hons, MPhil, DBA, PhD) together with the supervisors:
- Entrepreneurship / Enterprise development
- Information technology and information systems
- Human resources and workforce
The Trollopaian Agraphia Group, or TAG, is named in recognition of English writer Anthony Trollope's attempts to overcome writers' block. TAG meets weekly to discuss and document the research activity by faculty. For more information, download the TAG information document (PDF, 74KB).
If you require any further information regarding undertaking a higher degree research within the Southern Cross School of Business please do not hesitate to contact the Director HDR Training or the Division of Research.
Director Higher Degree Research (HDR) Training
Southern Cross Business School
Tweed Heads Riverside
Updated: 27 November 2012