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Master of Asia-Pacific Studies

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

MAPS
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Society and Culture
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Society and Culture

Program Requirements

The Master of Asia-Pacific Studies requires completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

18 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

ASIA8020 Asia-Pacific Core Studies A

ASIA8021 Asia-Pacific Core Studies B

ASIA8512 - Supervised Project in Asia-Pacific Studies

12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

ASIA2065 Comparative Politics (Asia Pacific)

ASIA2301 The Peopling of Asia & the Pacific

ASIA2302 Culture & Modernity in Asia

ASIA2303 Ethnography & Religion in Asia

ASIA2304 What is Literature? Asian Perspectives

ASIA2311 Gender in Asia & the Pacific

ASIA2306 Cultural Studies in Asia & the Pacific

ASIA2307 Empire in Asia

ASIA2308 Language & History in Asia & the Pacific

INTR2010 International Relations in the Asia-Pacific

STST2001 International Security issues in the Asia Pacific

42 units from completion of courses from the following list:

ASIA6001 Language in Asia

ASIA6114 Southeast Asian Frontiers

ASIA8108 Fun and Politics in Everyday Life

ASIA8012 Relatedness in Chinese Worlds

PASI8008 Oceanic Encounters: Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

PASI6005 Pacific Islands Field School

ASIA8038 Writing Ethnography

ASIA8013 The Cultural Politics of India

ASIA8610 Globalising Southeast Asia: Capitalism, Media and 21st Century Cultures

ASIA8028 Special Topics in Asia and the Pacific

ASIA8010 New Perspectives on Landscape in Asia, Australia and the Pacific

A minimum of 12 units from completion of further 6000- and 8000-level courses offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

A maximum of 12 units from completion of further 2000-level courses offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent

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

Up to 24 units of credit is available for a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline.

Up to 48 units of credit is available for an Honours degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline.

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$23,616.00

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$34,800.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

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.

The Master of Asia-Pacific Studies will give you the regional expertise you need to graduate as a leader of the Asian Century. The program provides a broad variety of courses with an Asia-Pacific focus and allows students to follow individual areas of interest in the established fields of History, Cultural Studies, Politics, Security Studies, Asian Languages and Regional Studies.

At ANU you can choose from the widest range of Asian and Pacific studies courses in Australia, and learn from the largest concentration of Asia Pacific researchers outside of Asia itself.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

This program will not take applications for commencement after spring session, 2016

NEW program - available for applications commencing from Summer Session, 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the cultures, societies and political systems of the Asia-Pacific region
  2. Understand advanced analytical tools and methods, and apply them to independent research on the Asia-Pacific region
  3. Demonstrate advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal
  4. Communicate findings in academic and practical contexts, justifying approach and methods, individually and in groups
  5. Employ sufficient specialized knowledge and skill to produce a sophisticated research project

Study Options

First Year

Second Year

Study Options

Year 1 48 units 2000 level course 6 units A course from list B 6 units A course from list B 6 units 6000 - 8000 level course 6 units
A course from list B 6 units A course from list B 6 units A course from list B 6 units 6000 - 8000 level course 6 units

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact Harriette Wilson at harriette.wilson@anu.edu.au

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