- Length 2 year full-time
- Minimum 96 Units
- Academic plan MSTUD
- CRICOS code 082356D
- UAC code
Mode of delivery
- In Person
Field of Education
- Society and Culture
The Master of Studies requires the completion of 96 units, of which:
96 units must come from 6000-level, 7000-level, 8000-level and 9000-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 9000-level courses or courses from the following graduate classifications:
A minimum of 12 units from completion of 9000-level courses or courses from the following graduate classification: Research
The Master of Studies is an exit award only.
To use the Master of Studies as an exit a student must:
- have completed 96 units of 6000-level, 7000-level, and 8000-level courses towards an ANU Master or Master Advanced program, of which
- a maximum of 36 units must be from courses from the graduate classification: Transitional,
- a minimum of 36 units must be from completion of courses from the following graduate classifications:
- Specialist, and
- a minimum of 12 units must be from courses from the graduate classification: Research;
- and must successfully apply to transfer those 96 units into the Master of Studies.
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
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.
NOTE: This program has the last admit term of Semester 1 2022 and will be replaced by the new 72 unit program. Details of the new program can be found at : https://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/2022/program/mstd
The Master of Studies is an exit qualification only. It provides a flexible option for ANU students who require an early or different exit point from a single or Double Masters Degree or Master (Advanced) degree.
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This program is available for applications until first semester, 2022
- understand an advanced body of theoretical and applied topics;
- apply advanced skills in analysis, critical evaluation, and/or professional functions to solve complex problems;
- demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application of advanced knowledge and skills to new situations; and
- communicate complex knowledge, ideas, and solutions to problems to both specialists and non-specialists.