Graduate Certificate of Research Studies
A foundation of research methods, analysis and problem-solving
Gain an understanding of the important elements of research. Cover literature reviews, future research requirements, and proposal writing. You’ll build analytical and communication skills to work on research projects or roles in research support.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
Learn more about Torrens.
As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Students will develop an understanding of the differences between practice and theory-based literature
- You will gain skills in practical planning, searching, recording and interrogation practices
- You will develop capability in communications, critical analysis, critical problem solving, and evidence-based decision making
- You will gain an understanding of the interrelationship of concepts, constructs, models, and frameworks in research
- You will develop skills in advanced research methods for qualitative and quantitative research
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Australian bachelor's degree or above AND
- Three years’ work experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Visit our admissions centre for more information: https://www.torrens.edu.au/how-to-apply/admissions-criteria
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
This course offers foundational theoretical and technical knowledge and skills in research. During your studies you will undertake four research training units. You will gain an understanding of literature, future research requirements and research proposal writing, as well as the analytical and communication skills required in future research. On completion you will be equipped to work in research-related fields and support researchers with foundation research skills.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: Full-time: 6 months, Accelerated: 3 months, Part-time: 1 year