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Master of Studies

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

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  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units

The Master of Studies is a flexible option for graduate studies at ANU for students whose needs are not met by following a program of study in a single academic discipline. Subject to meeting course entry requirements, you will be able to select courses from across the graduate course offerings available, allowing you to structure your studies and direct your learning in a way that meets your academic, personal and professional interests and enables you to develop skills and expertise in a range of learning areas, for example, a combination of courses in art history, environmental science, finance and management.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. understand an advanced body of theoretical and applied topics;
  2. apply advanced skills in analysis, critical evaluation, and/or professional functions to solve complex problems;
  3. demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application of advanced knowledge and skills to new situations; and
  4. communicate complex knowledge, ideas, and solutions to problems to both specialists and non-specialists.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.

Or At least 3 years work experience in a cognate discipline and a minimum GMAT  (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of 550 or higher (minimum 5.0 in Analytical Writing)

Or the GRE General test with a minimum score of 150 for Verbal Reasoning, 150 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students


Cognate disciplines

All undergraduate disciplines

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$33,888.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$45,168.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Master of Studies requires the completion of 96 units, of which:

96 units must come from 6000-level, 7000-level and 8000-level courses

The 96 units must consist of:

A maximum of 36 units from courses from the graduate classification: Transitional

A minimum of 36 units from completion of courses from the following graduate classifications:

Advanced

Specialist

A minimum of 12 units from courses from the graduate classification: Research

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