The Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies will provide working professionals with specialised knowledge and skills in applied research methods, particularly action research and action learning, case study and mixed methods research.

About the Programme

The Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies offers many advantages:

  • A total of 40 credits can be achieved across 4 core subjects
  • It provides a pathway to the Master of Management (MMgt)

The course aims to develop graduates who will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in contexts requiring the design, implementation and evaluation of research projects based either in workplace, organisational or industry settings.

Graduates will undertake study activities including directed learning such as webinars, independent study, interaction with staff and peers, reflection, individual study, application in the workplace, assignment work and other.

As with all AIB programmes Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies is accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). It is an AQF level 8 qualification. The Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies Course Details will give you more information about this program.

When can I join?

Enquiries about 2021 intake applications should be directed to

How long will it take to complete?

The course will normally be completed in 6 to 12 months. In extenuating circumstances, AIB may consider grounds for extension beyond 12 months.  See Higher Degrees by Research Policy and Higher Degrees by Research Procedure for details.

What qualifications do I need to be accepted?

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (AQF Level 7); or
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550 and at least 3 years relevant work experience.

For all admission requirements, please see Course Details.

How much will it cost?

Please note, AIB is an approved FEE-HELP provider. Please see the Study Assist website to check eligibility for Commonwealth Fee-HELP Assistance.

For current course fees for the GCRM, please click here.

AIB is a member of a Tuition Assurance Scheme for the protection of student fees.

Student Visa Holders

AIB is not a CRICOS-registered provider and is unable to enrol Student Visa holders.

More Information

For more information, please visit the Information for Research Candidates page.