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  • Length 2 years full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
Admission requirements
  • Mode of delivery
    • Internal
Master of Asia-Pacific Studies

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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.

Study Options

Study options for your first year of Master of Asia Pacific Studies

If you are enrolling as a full time student your first year in the Master of Asia Pacific Studies might look something like the table below. However, if you are awarded course credit for previous study or if you intend to study part time, your MAPS program structure will change. In these circumstances, we encourage you to contact the program convenor, Dr Chris Ballard. Dr Ballard will work with you one-on-one to create a program structure personally suited to your needs and interests, so you can get the most out of the Master of Asia Pacific Studies.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ASIA8020 Asia-Pacific Core Studies A 6 units ASIA2302 Culture and Modernity in Asia: Anthropological Perspectives 6 units ASIA8013 The Cultural Politics of India 6 units THAI6102 Thai 1A 6 units
ASIA8021 Asia-Pacific Core Studies B 6 units ASIA8047 The Death of God in the Asia-Pacific 6 units ASIA8038 Writing Ethnography in Asia and the Pacific 6 units THAI6103 Thai 1B 6 units

First Year for Double Degree Students

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ASIA8020 Asia-Pacific Core Studies A 6 units ASIA2302 Culture and Modernity in Asia: Anthropological Perspectives 6 units ASIA8013 The Cultural Politics of India 6 units THAI6102 Thai 1A 6 units
ASIA8021 Asia-Pacific Core Studies B 6 units ASIA2307 History of Empire in Asia 6 units ASIA8038 Writing Ethnography in Asia and the Pacific 6 units THAI6103 Thai 1B 6 units
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