You are invited to participate in a research project about motivations to take a coursework master's degree (e.g, MBA, MEd, MSc).
This survey involves responding to questionnaires which takes about 10 minutes in total. Participation is entirely voluntary.
If you participate then you may enter a random draw for a prize (i.e., a $50 gift voucher). You can choose to enter (or not enter) the prize draw at the end of the survey.
Should you have any queries regarding the progress or conduct of this research, you can contact the principal researcher:
c/o Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
University of Southern Queensland, Australia
If you do not wish to take part you are not obliged to. Your privacy is assured. Data will be aggregated so that no individual is identifiable. It is not possible to withdraw your data after you have submitted it, as individual participants cannot be identified. Submission of your data is taken as consent for the researcher to use the anonymous data.
You may derive some personal benefit from reflecting on the questions in the questionnaires. There is a small risk that contemplation of questions may cause low levels of discomfort and/or stress.
If you have any ethical concerns with how the research is being conducted or any queries about your rights as a participant please feel free to contact the University of Southern Queensland Ethics Officer on the following details.
Ethics and Research Integrity Officer
Office of Research and Higher Degrees
University of Southern Queensland
Ph: +61 7 4631 2690