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Prepare for employment in research-based senior leadership and management positions with a Master of Applied Science (Built Environment).
RMIT’s Master of Applied Science (Built Environment) is designed for professionals desiring to deepen their knowledge and extend their skills through an individually supervised research program in a specialist focus area.
Research programs are available in:
- building and construction
- information technology
- occupational health and safety/ well-being
- project management
- property valuation
- sustainability and the built environment.
What you will gain through this program
Through your research you will contribute a body of knowledge to your field that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines.
You will develop advanced knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the your field of work or learning, including mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and its application and develop the communication and technical skills to kills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice.
Why study study a Master of Applied Science (Built Environment) at RMIT?
Our graduates have highly developed technical skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice within government, non-government and corporate environments.
They demonstrate high-level personal autonomy and accountability, as well as creativity and initiative in new situations and for further learning, by planning and executing a substantial piece of research.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
You will study under the direction of an appointed research supervisor.
Candidates will be supervised for the duration of their degree. In addition you are required to attend at least 1 week of intensive classes in Melbourne during the first semester of the first year. Thereafter you will be required to travel to Melbourne for 1 week every subsequent year for the remainder of your candidature for milestone reviews.
Time spent on research
Research programs can be undertaken in a full-time or part-time mode. The academic year is 48 weeks.
Regular contact with your supervisor
Candidates are required to establish a schedule of compulsory regular meetings and milestone reviews with their supervisor/s to assess progress against the research plan and overall progression towards timely completion.
Resources, facilities and support
You will be part of an active research community and be able to access a range of resources and workshops to help you succeed in your research and be part of a wider learning community.
School of Graduate Research
The School of Graduate Research works with Schools to further support candidates during their postgraduate research degree.
More information about training and development for research candidates.
This program will provide you with a foundation for further studies at PhD level and for employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate environments.