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MASTER OF ARTS

KPT / JPT ( R / 310 / 7 / 0010 ) 03 / 20 - MQA / SWA0119
Develop your specialist knowledge in an area of the humanities or social sciences and make a significant contribution to the scholarship in it .
This master ’ s by research degree allows you to undertake substantial independent research on your chosen topic while being supported by a minimum of two academic supervisors . You ’ ll produce a research thesis that will make a contribution to the current body of knowledge in your chosen topic .
Monash is renowned for innovative , engaging and high quality research in the humanities and social sciences , and we ’ re committed to providing graduate research education of the highest quality in a stimulating , supportive and professional environment .
You may also choose to continue on to a PhD after completing this course , given your new-found skills in applying , clarifying , critiquing and interpreting knowledge .
Areas of study
• Social sciences
• Humanities .
1 Normally with a research component in the fourth year .
Course structure
This course consists of a research and thesis component , and you ’ ll be required to submit for assessment a thesis of not more than 40,000 words .
Entry requirements
ELIGIBILITY
Four-year Australian or New Zealand bachelor ’ s degree ( or equivalent ) in an honours year 1
Australian or New Zealand master ’ s preliminary qualification with a significant research component
Australian or New Zealand coursework master ’ s degree with a significant research component
Australian or New Zealand research master ’ s degree
Average requirements
65 %
65 %
65 %
65 %
Qualifications / experience that the Graduate Research Committee considers equivalent to the above .
Prerequisites
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
2 years ( full-time ) 4 years ( part-time )*
Throughout the year
( subject to availability of supervision )
Research
RM42,333 Malaysian student
RM46,556 International student 2021 fees per year
Career paths Increasingly , Arts research graduates are pursuing careers in the professional job market , responding to the needs of the 21st century . You can go on to work in these sectors :
• journalism , publishing , editing , writing , electronic media , public relations and corporate communications
• marketing , advertising , business research and analysis
• management consulting , international trade , human resources , training and development , management and administration
• diplomacy , foreign affairs and politics
• tourism , hospitality and entertainment
• production , direction , management and administration , film , television and video
• academia .
ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
* Part-time study is not available for international students .
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