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University of Melbourne

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Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar & Shorter Thesis)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Challenge yourself through a degree that broadens your skill set and advances your career prospects. The Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar and Shorter Thesis) provides you the flexibility to pursue an area of humanities and social sciences that interests you.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
080605G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, Jun

About this course

Challenge yourself through a degree that broadens your skill set and advances your career prospects. The Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar and Shorter Thesis) provides you the flexibility to pursue an area of humanities and social sciences that interests you. Produce a thesis (20,000-22,000 words) based on original research that reveals your awareness of the latest research and theoretical directions within your chosen discipline of humanities and social sciences.

The University of Melbourne provides research students with specialist support, including workshops, seminars and coursework leadership programs. You will cultivate high-level research and writing skills, and study coursework elements that enhance your research training experience.

Study locations

Parkville

What you will learn

1.5 years full-time / 3 years part-time

Career pathways

Career outcomes for the Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar and Shorter Thesis) allow you to take a step in the right direction. You will have a head start pursuing:

  • Higher research and academia
  • Consultancy
  • Managerial positions

Graduates from this degree have worked at:

  • The University of Otago
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
  • Barwon Health Grace McKella Rehabilitation Centre

How to apply

The Faculty of Arts only accepts applications for Graduate Research study to commence in Semester One. No mid-year intake is offered.