Master of Arts
The Master of Arts is designed to enable graduates to pursue further studies in an area of personal interest, for professional development, or as a pathway to higher degree research, by studying a number of graduate-level units. Whilst completing their major, students are able to tailor a program of study to suit their interests by enrolling in units within the one subject area, or selecting units from a range of subject areas, as listed for this course.
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of New England on a rural property.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Examples of careers that may be bolstered by a Master of Arts include, but are not limited to:
- public relations
- foreign affairs
- overseas aid and development agencies
- political and social advocacy
- criminal justice.
International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa (Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
A candidate shall:
- (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
- (b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline; or
- (c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, or Bachelor with Honours or AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
Relevant disciplines - include the following:
Please note – not all Majors are available to all candidates. Majors highlighted with an ** are only available to candidates admitted under admission rule (c).
- Ancient History: Archaeology; Classical Languages; History; Philosophy; Religious Studies.
- Ancient Near East: Archaeology; History; Studies in Religion
- Archaeology: Ancient History; Classical Languages; History; Indigenous Studies.
- Asian Studies: Asian Languages; Chinese; Political Science.
- Chinese Studies: Chinese Language and Cultural Studies.
- Classical World: Ancient History, Classical Languages; History.
- English: Communication and Media Studies; Drama and Theatre Studies; Philosophy and Religious Studies; Political Science; Studies in Human Society.
- Environmental Advocacy: Earth and Environmental Sciences; Environmental Studies; Development Studies; Policy Studies; Political Science; Sociology; Studies in Human Societies.
- French Studies: French Language and Culture Studies.
- Geography: Earth and Environmental Sciences; Studies in Human Societies.
- German Studies: German Language and Cultural Studies
- History: Ancient History; Archaeology; Heritage Studies; History; Indigenous Studies; Languages; Philosophy; Religious Studies.
- Indigenous Studies**: Archaeology; Curriculum and Education Studies; History; Policy Studies; Political Science.
- Indonesian Studies: Indonesian Language and Cultural Studies.
- Italian Studies: Italian Language and Cultural Studies.
- Linguistics: English; Languages; or Education with a major in English literacy, LOTE, or ESL.
- Media and Communications: Communication and Media Studies; Language and Literature; Performing Arts; Philosophy and Religious Studies; Political Science and Policy Studies; Studies in Human Society.
- Music: Musicology; Music Performance; Music Composition; Music Technology and Production.
- Peace Studies: Criminology; Law; Policy Studies; Political Science; Social Work.
- Philosophy: Religious Studies.
- Political and International Studies: International Relations; Policy Studies; Political Science; Security Studies; Studies in Human Society.
- Regional Change Management**: Geography; Policy Studies; Political Science; Studies in Human Society.
- Sociology: Criminology; Geography; History; Linguistics; Peace Studies; Politics.
- Studies in Religion: Ancient History; History; Philosophy.
- Theatre and Performance: English; Media and Communications; Performance; Theatre Studies; Writing.
- Writing: Communication and Media Studies; History; Literature; Philosophy and Religious Studies; Policy Studies.
- Course Code: 031796B
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 02 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A