MA Degrees in Australia

View 8 Top Masters of Arts in Australia 2017/2018

Master

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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Master of Arts (by Research)

Bond University
Campus Full time 104 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Arts program provides students with the necessary research skills for academic careers in the university or research sector, or professional employment. [+]

Master of Art Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirement for admission is: A four year (eight semesters) honours degree – First Class, 2A, 2B; or A qualification or combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to the above by the Higher Degrees by Research Committee. [-]

Master of Arts (Coursework)

Bond University
Campus Full time 54 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

Bond University’s Master of Arts (Coursework) program offers an opportunity for graduates to continue studies in a particular area, or branch out into other areas. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of an undergraduate degree from an approved institution in either international relations, political science, political studies, global studies and humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Bond University’s Master of Arts (Coursework) program offers an opportunity for graduates to continue studies in a particular area, or branch out into other areas. Graduates of this program will possess a strong and broad set of skills essential to all professions, no matter what their chosen career. A range of majors are available in the program allowing students to tailor their qualifications to suit their specific career interests. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (2) Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Majors (6) Choose three subjects (two majors) from the following list of subjects: > Communication Advertising Masterclass: Brand Experience and Advanced Strategic Planning Human Communication Theory Public Relations Masterclass Relational Communication Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Strategic Organisational Communication & Leadership > Criminology Crime Analysis and Profiling Forensic Criminology Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach Politically Motivated Violence Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Transnational Crime > International Relations Diplomacy Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach Political Economy of Global Development Politically Motivated Violence Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Strategic Asia Dissertation / Portfolio (4) You must choose one of the following combinations of subjects as their dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A Major Dissertation / Portfolio B OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A... [-]

Master of Arts (TESOL)

Bond University
Campus or Online Full time 54 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. [+]

Master of Art Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent in education, language, linguistics, applied linguistics or language related disciplines at an approved institution; or Recognised qualification in teacher education; OR hold an undergraduate degree, plus a certification in TESOL plus a minimum five years experience in teaching English. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. The program aims to prepare prospective teachers of English as a Second Language for their future career and to assist current TESOL teachers in extending their professional knowledge. Subject content covers theoretical aspects of language, language teaching, language acquisition and the practical applications of these in language teaching. The Master of Arts (TESOL) prepares teachers for an international career in the diverse global world. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Dependent on commencement of program and Option Choice, students can choose from the below listed subjects. Foundation Subjects (7) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Teaching English in Diverse Contexts Professional Practice in Language Teaching Nature of Language Second Language Learners Language in Society Language Teacher Skills Option Choice: You may choose either the Minor or Major Option. Minor (50cp) Supervised Project in TESOL A 10CP OR English in Professional Context Supervised Project in TESOL B 10cp Language Assessment and Evaluation Plus two of the following three subjects dependent upon subject availability. World Englishes Learning Through Observation Curriculum Design Major... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Visual Arts) (BCAIVA)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Northern Territory Sydney Melbourne + 3 more

This course contains two pathways designed to assist students to develop the critical tools and material skills necessary to build professional careers in the Visual Arts as artists and theorists. The [+]

Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Visual Arts) (BCAIVA)

Locations:

Casuarina Campus

This course contains two pathways designed to assist students to develop the critical tools and material skills necessary to build professional careers in the Visual Arts as artists and theorists. The studio and theoretical teaching staff are augmented by a vibrant visiting forum of guest speakers and together with our partnership with Northern Editions and the CDU Art Gallery and Collection provide an exciting and stimulating learning environment.

The Studio Practice specialisation is a contextual studio based programme which provides students with the opportunity to specialise in digital media, painting, printmaking, sculpture and/or drawing or to combine any media in their studio productions. The Art History and Cultural Heritage specialisation gives students the marketing, writing and research skills required to work within museums, galleries, arts tourism industries and arts writing/publishing sectors.... [-]


Master of Fine Arts - Film and Television

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

The Master of Fine Arts (Film and Television) gives experienced film and television practitioners, and high level film students, the opportunity to engage in independent research in their field. The degree will enable student researchers to develop mastery and advance the practice and theory in their field. [+]

Master of Fine Arts - Film and TelevisionThe Master of Fine Arts (Film and Television) gives experienced film and television practitioners, and high level film students, the opportunity to engage in independent research in their field. The degree will enable student researchers to develop mastery and advance the practice and theory in their field.Candidates will propose, and with their supervisor, will develop their own topic for research. Most commonly the project will not be production based. For example, a suitable creative project might be writing a completed feature film script or researching an aspect of film and television practice. Projects may contain some elements of production where appropriate (e.g., a trailer or short animation).While primarily self directed, students will work with one or two supervisors from the School of Film and Television’s academic staff. Selection of candidates depends on the school’s ability to match applicants’ projects with available supervision. All creative projects must be accompanied by a written dissertation (normally 12,000 words), which compliments and illuminates the creative work and places it within a scholarly context.... [-]


M.A. in Communication Arts

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Australia Sydney Gold Coast North Ryde Victoria Adelaide Maroochydore + 5 more

Twenty-first-century opportunities for career enhancement abound for graduate students who have earned the Master of Arts in Communication Arts degree from NYIT. Part of the College of Arts [+]

M.A. in Communication Arts

Awarding Body:

New York Institute of Technology

Twenty-first-century opportunities for career enhancement abound for graduate students who have earned the Master of Arts in Communication Arts degree from NYIT. Part of the College of Arts and Sciences, our interdisciplinary program incorporates sound theoretical principles of research, aesthetic design, cultural studies, and hands-on production techniques. Numerous specializations along with a common theoretical basis provide the opportunity for diverse career choices grounded in a firm foundation.

Graduate courses are available in: Digital Graphics, Animation, Web Design, Producing and Directing for Film and Television, Television Journalism and Electronic News-Gathering, Public Relations and Advertising, Digital Film-Making, Documentary Film and Television, Electronic Cinematography and Editing, Corporate Communications, Multimedia Production, Communication Law, Studio Art, Computer Graphic Art and Photography, Media Research, Print Journalism and Media Writing, Founding a Media Business, Scriptwriting, Special Effects, Intercultural Communication, and Media Management.... [-]


Master of Arts in HR Management

Kilroy Norway
Campus January 2018 Australia Sydney Gold Coast North Ryde Victoria Adelaide Maroochydore + 3 more

The Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM) has acknowledged that HPU’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook [+]

Master of Arts in HR Management

Awarding Body:

Hawaii Pacific University

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that HPU’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Worldwide, only 67 programs in 62 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative, created in 2006 to help the Society define HR education standards taught in university business schools across the nation and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.... [-]


Master of Arts – Theological Studies

The University of Notre Dame Australia
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Fremantle Broome Sydney + 3 more

Theology has always held a central place in the life and mission of the Christian community. Its central importance to the life of the community derives from the fact ... [+]

Master of Arts – Theological Studies (Coursework)

Theology has always held a central place in the life and mission of the Christian community. Its central importance to the life of the community derives from the fact that it is through Theology that the Church comes to understand its own faith and explains that faith to others.

Education in Theology is therefore indispensable to a person’s development of faith as it is central to the exercise of all ministries, lay and ordained, directed toward to the communication and sharing of that faith.

It explores, among others, such important issues as the nature of God, the kind of God revealed for us in Jesus Christ, the nature of personal identity and of humanity, human origins and destiny, Christian community and God’s presence with us now in the Spirit.... [-]