We are one of the world’s top research universities and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
In the Master of Arts (Research) degree you will complete a substantial independent research project with one-on-one supervision from leading academics in your field.
Pursue your passion for research in a range of subject areas offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences—consistently ranked among the top 20 faculties in the world for arts and humanities research. Develop advanced skills including critical thinking, data interpretation and analysis, project management, as well as communication and problem solving.
The MA (Research) can be undertaken through the option of research and a thesis only, or a combination of a thesis and coursework, such as:
If you choose to continue with research, the MA (Research) offers an internationally recognised pathway to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). If you don’t, your invaluable research experience will give you a competitive edge and enhanced employment opportunities, both in Australia and overseas.
Your superior ability and invaluable research experience will give you a competitive edge and enhanced employment opportunities, both in Australia and overseas.
Prospective students with an Honours degree awarded in the second class or a Master's degree without a thesis component should consult the Postgraduate Research Coordinator of the relevant department before making an application.
Find a supervisor within the University whose academic background aligns with your research.
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