Master of Social Research (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

Meet the growing demand for expertise in high-level social research methods with a degree from one of the world's leading centres for training in demography and social research. A Master of Social Research from the ANU Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute (ADSRI) will equip you with the practical skills to conduct, commission and evaluate research in the social sciences. The program's expert teaching staff are active practitioners who can draw upon their wealth of local and international experience, and their connections with government departments.

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,640
International: $80,832

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.

Structure:

96 units: completion of 36 units of compulsory courses, including research training in the form of a 20,000 word supervised research thesis (24 units). The remaining 60 units consist of courses selected from offered course lists, which can include a specialisation (24 units).

Subjects you can Study:

Social Research Practice; Statistics for Social Scientists; Qualitative Social Research; Quantitative Social Research; Culture and Development; Gender and Cross-Cultural Perspective; plus more

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Anthropology, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, Law (social fields: family, migration, education, health), Marketing, Media and Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Social Policy, Sociology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Sociologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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