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Australia has it all; a wonderful climate, exciting wildlife, large metropolitan cities, extraordinary nature, and a prosperous, developed economy. Australia consistently ranks at the top globally in terms of quality of life, human development, health care, the protection of civil liberties, and public education. Many students from all over the world have chosen a Masters Degree in Australia to advance their education and their careers.

For a Masters Degree in Australia, there are several universities, both public and private, to choose from. The options for fields of study for a Masters Degree in Australia are numerous and include Business, the Sciences, Media, Public Administration, Health, Nursing, Engineering, Architecture, Psychology, and Fine Arts, among many others.  Students pursuing a Masters Degree in Australia will benefit from excellent academic institutions, expert faculty, and an international student body to facilitate and enhance their learning experience.

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Master of Laws

Full time Part time 1 - 2 years
February 2015

The UTS Master of Laws (LLM) caters to the changing demands of the legal profession. Providing the opportunity for law graduates to specialise in particular areas that are relevant to their area of legal practice, the UTS LLM is vocationally relevant and intellectually rewarding. [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Close interaction between the legal profession and UTS: Law guarantees a close match between a first-class education and a marketable postgraduate legal qualification. Classes are taught by a mix of practising professionals, full-time academic staff and international visiting academics, and opportunities for cross-institutional study, both inside and outside Australia, are encouraged.

Specialisation and development of expertise leads to careers in a range of sought-after specialist vocations in the practice of law.

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Master of Business Administration - MBA

Campus or Online Australia Full time 2 years
February 2015

This Master of Business Administration (MBA) will accelerate your management career and teach you how to solve real problems in a global business... [+]

Master of Business Administration

This Master of Business Administration (MBA) will accelerate your management career and teach you how to solve real problems in a global business environment.It is suited to recent graduates with a degree in any discipline but with typically less than 4 years' work experience.The Business Mentoring Program offers you seminars with guest speakers, group work and case studies, individual mentoring and coaching and career preparation.All of our business mentors hold at least 15 years of experience, are active leaders in their respective fields, and will provide guidance and support for your working life.

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Master of Business

Campus Australia Full time Part time
February 2015

The Master of Business program is a valuable step for business people who are looking to change their professional focus, as well as providing a strong grounding for career advancement in business [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Master of Business

Duration: 12 subjects (120 Credit Points) full-time; Flexible part-time options are available for domestic students only

Description

The Master of Business program is a valuable step for business people who are looking to change their professional focus, as well as providing a strong grounding for career advancement in business. The program provides students with a foundation in a variety of business practices, plus the ability to gain a new specialisation. There are four separate streams: Marketing, Finance, International Business or a customised program incorporating all three.

Work Experience & Internships

Some students without practical workplace experience, or with workplace experience in a field different from their studies, may consider undertaking an internship as part of their Master of Business degree. Internships and work placements are subject to permission from the Faculty.... [-]

Master of Development Studies

Campus Australia Full time Part time 1 - 2 years
February 2015

The Master of Development Studies (MDS) is a professional degree focussing on the challenges of social, economic, and political development and poverty alleviation. [+]

Master of Development Studies

Course code M1195

The Master of Development Studies (MDS) is a professional degree focussing on the challenges of social, economic, and political development and poverty alleviation. Aimed at students from the developing world and those working in international development assistance, the MDS concentrates on the nexus of development, politics and social and environmental sustainability, food and health security, disaster risk management, international assistance, state building, conflict management, gender relations and other significant issues impacting development.

Previous tertiary qualifications combined with relevant professional experience may qualify students for advanced standing, meaning they could complete a Masters qualification in as little as 12 or 18 months. (The 12 and 18 month programs are designed for those already working in the field of development and who are seeking career advancement opportunities. The 2 year program is designed for recent graduates or those seeking a career change.) A student's advanced standing is assessed at the time of application, taking into account level of higher study and/or professional experience.... [-]

Master of International Relations

Campus or Online Australia Full time 1 year
February 2015

Do you want an international career in the private or public sector, NGOs, communications or international business? Develop an in-depth understanding... [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Master of International Relations

Do you want an international career in the private or public sector, NGOs, communications or international business? Develop an in-depth understanding of international relations with our flexible and ‘real-world’ focused degree. You will explore the issues and processes of specific regions and trouble spots, as well as study global institutions.

Key features

Develops your understanding of the political, social, economic and legal processes and institutions of the international system Lets you learn from leading academics in the fields of international relations theory, democratisation, human rights, globalisation, security studies, regionalisation, and global political economy Gives you access to our innovative Global Leadership Program so you can take advantage of student exchange opportunities Offers the chance to enhance your degree through work experience in an approved institution in Australia or overseas This degree can be combined with the Master of International Business, the Master of International Communications, the Master of International Trade and Commerce Law or the Master of Translating and Interpreting ... [-]

Master of Engineering Science

Campus Australia Full time 1 year
February 2015

The Master of Engineering Science Degree is a postgraduate coursework program suitable for science and engineering graduates. Students have the opportunity to create the kind of Masters program that best meets their requirements through the choice of the specialisations. [+]

The Master of Engineering Science Degree is a postgraduate coursework program suitable for science and engineering graduates. Students have the opportunity to create the kind of Masters program that best meets their requirements through the choice of the specialisations. These specialisations fall into three categories, covering Technical Courses, Management and an Engineering Project (which may be conducted in the work place or on campus). Technical courses are offered in the areas of Mineral Processing and Energy. Students who have completed a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science or a Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation (and meet the MEngSc entry requirements) are required to complete another specialisation to be awarded the Master of Engineering Science. Please note: Students are unable to combine Mineral Processing with the Energy specialisation.... [-]

Master of Strategic Organisational Development

Online Australia Part time 6 years
June 2014

The Master of Strategic Organisational Development is specifically designed to meet the needs of professionals who are either currently practising or wish to practise [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. The Master of Strategic Organisational Development is specifically designed to meet the needs of professionals who are either currently practising or wish to practise in the field of organisational development and/or human resource management. Learn to become: A leader in organisational and individual change and learning. Understand what it takes to lead organisations to enact their strategic missions and to manage their human resources needs in complex and changing business environments. A strategic intervention specialist. Make decisions and implement solutions involving human resources and organisational structures through cutting edge analysis and diagnosis. An effective change agent capable of building and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholders to successfully manage change. A critical thinker around ethical issues involved in organisational development and change. This program will develop a set of core competencies which will bring together human resource and organisational development themes and develop your understanding of strategic management issues. In addition, students can undertake electives in specialist subjects. Entry Requirements A candidate shall: (a) have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to a degree or qualification of equivalent standing at this or another university or tertiary institution; or (b) have completed the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management or the Graduate Certificate in Management, provided units studied are relevant, at this University with a minimum Credit grade average, normally in the first four units completed towards the Graduate Certificate. In addition, applicants for admission to candidature must provide evidence of at least three years' work experience in a field of employment approved by the school on the recommendation of the Program Director. Additional Requirements - Certified Copies of academic transcripts - Certified Copies of evidence of identification - Evidence of English Language Proficiency if previous studies were not in English - Curriculum Vitae - A personal Statement covering areas such as: Your most significant experiences or achievements to date; Your long-term objectives and your expectations of this degree in fulfilling these objectives; Where you see yourself five years from now; Any other information you consider relevant to your admission. * 2 Referee Reports from 2 independent referees (friends and family members are not acceptable). [-]

Master of Management (Engineering)

Campus or Online Australia Full time Part time 2 - 4 years
February 2015

CQUniversity’s Master of Management (Engineering) recognises the knowledge and skills already developed by engineers and expands their competencies further so they can evaluate, plan and manage in the areas of human resources, including people, work, employment [+]

Master of Management (Engineering)

CQUniversity’s Master of Management (Engineering) recognises the knowledge and skills already developed by engineers and expands their competencies further so they can evaluate, plan and manage in the areas of human resources, including people, work, employment and organisation. This program is ideal for engineers seeking professional development or who want to enhance their career opportunities and improve employability. It has a focus on management and business, but in an engineering environment. The courses in the program focus on the management of engineering projects, with an emphasis on human resources and strategy.

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Global MBA

Campus Australia Full time 2 semesters
January 2015

Business today is Global. Simply put, the marketplace of the past is no longer within the boundaries of an individual country. [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Global MBA Program Business today is Global. Simply put, the marketplace of the past is no longer within the boundaries of an individual country. Commerce has become a global landscape, with real time transactions and business conducted all over the globe. With the effects of internationalization, professionals today must not only posses the business acumen and cross-functional skill set to differentiate themselves, but they must also be confident in fast-paced decision making, posses the knowhow to create growth and lead change, but do so with individuals and companies all around the globe. The School of Business at Clarkson embraces the business of today, prepares students for the business of tomorrow, and has established a new Global MBA, as an extension from our successful One-Year MBA program. Below is the academic structure of how you can obtain global business training first hand by spending an entire semester abroad at one of our partnering institutions. Live and learn in Australia, China or France at one of the most respected business schools in their country: Note, if you have any interest in the Global MBA, please let us know during the application process. Where students admitted into the Global MBA WILL have the option to transfer into the traditional MBA, if their plans change, students admitted into the traditional MBA WILL NOT have the option to transfer into the Global MBA program. One-Year & Global MBA - Admission Admission to the program is based upon the overall qualities of your application including academic performance; professional references, standardized test performance, and an overall demonstration of fit and drive for the program. The application fee to the 1-year MBA is only $25. You may download the admission requirements on the right hand margin of this page. Minimum admission requirements for the program are: 1.Submission of application form online (preferred method) or by print. 2.A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. No specific undergraduate major is required. Any degree earned internationally must be deemed equivalent to a U.S. bachelor degree. 3.Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended. All transcripts must be submitted regardless of how many credits were earned. 4.Submission of an official GMAT or GRE test score. (Note: This requirement may be waived for any applicant that has previously completed a Master's or Doctoral degree program). 5.Resume (when using our online application tool, you will be required to submit this along with your application). 6.Two Essays (when using our online application tool, you will be required to submit this along with your application) that are one page each in length, double spaced: Describe your career progress to date and your future short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect an MBA from Clarkson University to help you achieve these goals and why now? Describe a personal characteristic or something in your background that will help the Graduate Admission Committee to get to know you better. OPTIONAL: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (i.e. gaps in work experience, academic performance, choice of references, significant strengths or weaknesses to your application, etc.). 7.Three letters of recommendation. International Students 1.International students will need to provide a TOEFL score of 80 or above in order to have their application reviewed. 2.Students will also need to submit a competed certificate of finance before an I-20 can be issues. This document will be provided to students if they are admitted to our MBA program. Prerequisites Our prerequisites represent the foundation business coursework that we require all students to have before beginning the MBA program. They can be completed during undergraduate study, our Summer Business Concepts Program (all courses are offered on our campus at no cost), or over the summer at a different institution. The prerequisites are as follows: Microeconomics Macroeconomics Organizational Behavior/Principles of Management Financial Accounting Managerial Accounting Statistics Corporate Finance Operations Management Marketing Business Law Information Systems/Computer Science [-]

Master of Education

Campus or Online Australia Full time Part time 1 - 4 years
February 2015

Apply Now! We are now accepting applications. This program gives you the opportunity to enhance your professional competence through advanced coursework and research-based projects. [+]

Apply Now! We are now accepting applications.

CRICOS code 042226A

Units to complete: 8

Duration: on campus 1 year full-time, distance/online 4 years part-time

Start date: on campus March, July, online/distance March, July, NovemberCampus: Toowoomba

 

Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 4-year bachelor degree in Education

 

Other requirementsSome majors may have additional specific requirements and/or are subject to other restrictions.Some courses have assessment work that can be completed only if the student has access to an appropriate workplace, for example, TAFE, schools, preschool settings or other education or training environments. Students without access to an appropriate workplace would be unable to complete the requirements for these courses.... [-]

Master of Commercial and Resources Law

Campus Australia Full time Part time 1 - 4 years
February 2015

This master's degree is offered to legal and non-legal professionals working in the area of commercial and resources law. [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Master of Commercial and Resources LawThis master's degree is offered to legal and non-legal professionals working in the area of commercial and resources law.Course description, features and facilitiesThe Master of Commercial and Resources Law will prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need for a future in the rapidly expanding resources sector.Career opportunitiesThis degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field, or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

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Master of Biotechnology

Campus Australia Full time 1 - 2 years
March 2015

We aim to equip you with the broad range of skills required to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology - one of the fastest growing industries in the world. [+]

Master of Biotechnology Course description We aim to equip you with the broad range of skills required to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology - one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This highly regarded course offers a theoretical and practical education designed to advance your knowledge and skills in molecular biotechnology. The course has a strong research focus that aims to prepare you for work in the sector. Our subjects are less lecture-based and more enquiry-based, involving small group workshops and tutorials. This course does not qualify you to enrol in a PhD. However, you may choose to transfer to the two year (four semester) Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics if you prefer to focus on research. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Master of Biotechnology (066339E) Annual Tuition Fee (A$): 25 810 English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements An Australian Bachelors degree containing at least two years (four semesters) of biology and at least one of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, genetics, biotechnology, botany, pharmacology or pharmacy. LOCAL STUDENTS Prerequisite Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, containing at least two years (four semesters) of biology and at least one of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, genetics, biotechnology, botany, pharmacology or pharmacy Fee amount Indicative (2012): $20,580 per 120 credit points. How to apply Apply online by 31 January 2014. Download, complete and submit a postgraduate coursework application form. Please ensure you also provide all supplementary information required. [-]

Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations

Campus Australia Full time Part time
February 2015

Postgraduate study in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HR&ER) will provide you with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the management of people and employment in [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations

Postgraduate study in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HR&ER) will provide you with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the management of people and employment in Australia and overseas.

 Course description, features and facilities

HR&ER explores how the proper management of employees contributes towards organisational effectiveness. HR&ER also examines the organisation of work, management of employees, role of unions, development of co-operation and negotiation, and ways in which conflict can emerge and be managed.

Student profile "After spending some time working in human resources and employment relations I decided to pursue part-time study to build on my existing knowledge base and further develop my skills. I found the coursework to be practical and solution -focused. In many cases the assessments I was undertaking as part of my master’s degree linked in directly with my daily responsibilities at work. Learning from lecturers and other students who could share their real-life experiences and apply these to the theories and concepts taught in the course gave me a new perspective and some great industry contacts."... [-]

Master of Environmental Science

Campus Australia Full time 2 years
February 2015

Enhance your skills and knowledge of an area in environmental science by completing a Masters with a specialisation in Environmental Management; [+]

Master of Environmental Science

With Specialisations in:

Environmental Management GIS & Environmental Management Land & Water Management Marine & Coastal Management

Enhance your skills and knowledge of an area in environmental science by completing a Master of Environmental Sceince with a specialisation in Environmental Management; Geographic Information Science and Environmental Management; Land and Water Management or Marine and Coastal Management.Environmental scientists assess the impact of human activity and develop scientific, risk-based solutions to help secure a sustainable global environment.An interdisciplinary approach to problem solving is essential in this field, meaning that both the biological and earth sciences are encompassed within the course, as well as studies in environmental planning and management.Domestic students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place within this course.Course description, features and facilitiesEnvironmental issues are many and varied, and an interdisciplinary approach is followed in the teaching of this course.The Master of Environmental Science will prepare you to deal with issues such as climate change, carbon trading, greenhouse gas emissions, water resource management, competition for land use, salinity, land degradation and rehabilitation, flora and fauna, habitat destruction, deforestation, energy and mineral depletion, air and water pollution, soil erosion, and groundwater contamination.UWA is well equipped for teaching and research in environmental science and is supported by the Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, the Terrestrial Ecosystems Research Initiative, the Kings Park and Botanic Gardens Biodiversity Conservation Centre and the Ecosystem Restoration Laboratory.Career opportunitiesEnvironmental Science graduates may find employment in a range of areas including commonwealth and state departments and agencies responsible for the environment, water, conservation, climate change policy, agriculture and food, and primary industries.Other employers are private sector firms working in the resources sector and non-government organisations such as Landcare.... [-]

Master of Business Administration - MBA

Campus or Online Australia Part time
May 2014

Chifley’s Master of Business Administration is designed for managers and those aspiring to be managers. [+]

Top Masters in Australia 2014/2015. Chifley’s Master of Business Administration is designed for managers and those aspiring to be managers who are looking to their future and that of their organisations. We will enhance your managerial judgement, modifying or reinforcing what you have learnt from experience, to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to analyse any situation in a disciplined way. You will graduate with conceptual frameworks for thinking about business that are directly transferable to your workplace. You will know what needs to be done to adapt your organisation—and your career—and you will know how to do it. The Chifley MBA is a 12 unit program comprising 6 core units and 6 elective units. Entry Requirements - An undergraduate degree or higher - English language competency - Non-native English speakers must achieve a TOEFL score of 577 (or a score of 233 in the computer based TOEFL) or IELTS score of 6.5 - Recommended: two years full-time working experience Students without an Undergraduate Degree You may be eligible for admission even if you do not meet these requirements. Online Study Period Starts - 13 January (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013) - 12 May (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013) - 8  September (Enrolments Open: 24 March) Flexible MBA Commencements Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane - 28 April 2014 - 9 June 2014 - 28 July 2014 - 15 September 2014 - 3 November 2014 Online Fees per unit(with hard copy study guide) AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND STUDENTS - Standard AUD: $1,595 - Professionals Australia Member AUD: $1,330 - Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,430 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Standard AUD:$1,760 - Professionals Australia Member AUD:$1,495 - Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,595 Flexible Fees per unit - Standard AUD: $1,800 per unit - Professionals Australia Member AUD: $1,620 - Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,700 [-]