Master of Arts (Coursework)

General

Program Description

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 is 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
  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio B
  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio C
  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio D

OR

  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio A
  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio B
  • Minor Dissertation/Portfolio C
  • Internship and portfolio specific to your major

DISSERTATION/PORTFOLIO TOPICS

The Faculty of Society & Design has highly skilled academic staff who can provide supervision to students in many different research areas. For a full list of the dissertation topics offered in the Master of Arts (Coursework) program, please see the faculty website bond.edu.au/fsd.

PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES

The Master of Arts (Coursework) is suited to all students wishing to further their undergraduate studies in a specialist area of choice.

Last updated Jul 2019

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