Master of Arts (By Research)

Deakin University

Undertake supervised research in arts and contribute to the chosen discipline area. This is an exciting opportunity for students to thoroughly immerse themselves in an interesting topic-all the while learning research and analytical skills to apply in their professional life. The Master of Arts is conducted under the supervision of a panel, chaired by an experienced principal supervisor. If students show significant promise as a research student, they might be invited to apply to enroll in the Doctor of Philosophy program

Course Fee:


International: $61,352

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60 per cent or above) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience

Structure:

The course requires completion of a thesis of 40,000 to 50,000 words embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment. Candidates in the Arts may submit a thesis comprising creative works and an exegesis of no less than 10,000 to 12,000 words

Subjects you can Study:

Arts; Humanities and social sciences; Media and communication; Creative arts; Psychology

Study Pathways:

Candidates showing significant promise may apply to transfer their enrolment to the Doctor of Philosophy program

Further information:

Supervision is available in most discipline areas offered by the Faculty

Who for:

Graduates of Honours and Masters (by coursework)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waurn Ponds No info Yes Online 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Online 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years
Warrnambool No info Yes Part time 4 years
Warrnambool No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waurn Ponds No info Yes Part time 4 years
Warrnambool No info Yes Online 2 years

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