Research Degrees

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.

At the School of Business and Tourism, we have an exemplary team of research supervisors who can help you turn your burning interest into a new body of knowledge through research.

The School also has a comprehensive range of research strengths that include:

  • tourism, leisure, gambling and related topics - with further specialisations in policy and planning, marketing, human resource management, Indigenous issues, environmental issues, education and socially critical matters;
  • finance and accounting, business and management, policy and administration, marketing;
  • information systems and technology.

Research Degrees offered by the School are:

  • PhD
  • DBA
  • Masters by Research

For more information about postgraduate research studies visit the Graduate School and contact the researchers who are relevant to your areas of interest.

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Research supervision

Southern Cross University offers the opportunity for you to pursue research in business and tourism through a Master of Business (MBus) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Staff from the School of Business and Tourism are able to supervise postgraduate research candidates in a broad range of areas and across various methodologies. The following is a list of the key areas of research expertise in the School.

For more information about postgraduate research studies visit the Graduate School and contact the supervisors below who are relevant to your areas of interest to discuss their availability.