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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students decide to increase their experience and education by pursuing a Master. A Master may take about two years to earn, and there are programs offered in many different areas so that students can find an emphasis that works for them and their goals.

 

Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.

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Master of International Hospitality Management

Le Cordon Bleu Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Adelaide

Aim high and position yourself for a successful career at an executive level with this one-of-a-kind postgraduate program. [+]

Master of International Hospitality Management

Aim high and position yourself for a successful career at an executive level with this one-of-a-kind postgraduate program.

While studying, embrace employment opportunities to engage, learn and shape your career pathway with Le Cordon Bleu’s brilliant Work-Integrated Learning program, helping students to gain professional experience, knowledge and skills in real work environments.

Delivered on campus at The University of South Australia by the faculty of the School of Management, the Master of International Hospitality Management benefits greatly from our longstanding partner’s collective expertise and industry knowledge.

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Master of Public Policy

University of Western Australia Business School
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Perth + 1 more

The Master of Public Policy will give you a multi-disciplinary understanding of the role of government in economic activity and public policy decision making. The course focuses on how government interacts with the economy and society. Topics include economic growth, stability, taxation, infrastructure provision, regulation, health, defense, education, and social security. It integrates theory and practice to enhance knowledge and practical skills that enable you to respond proactively and strategically to public, economic, and social needs. You may choose to complete specializations in Economics or Public Administration and Governance or both. [+]

The Master of Public Policy will give you a multi-disciplinary understanding of the role of government in economic activity and public policy decision making. The course focuses on how government interacts with the economy and society. Topics include economic growth, stability, taxation, infrastructure provision, regulation, health, defense, education, and social security. It integrates theory and practice to enhance knowledge and practical skills that enable you to respond proactively and strategically to public, economic, and social needs. You may choose to complete specializations in Economics or Public Administration and Governance or both.

About The Course

With seminars led by scholars, the course is complemented with guest lectures from leading practitioners, and case studies that provide students with multiple opportunities to apply what they have learned to effectively address public, social, and economic issues. Students may choose to complete specializations in Economics or Public Administration and Governance or both.... [-]


Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Hotel School Sydney & Melbourne
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne + 1 more

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management. [+]

Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management.

Your management and leadership skills will become highly refined. In the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, you will learn how to react to a variety of challenging situations while managing an exceptional experience for guests and visitors. You will learn to develop and implement hotel/tourism strategy to ensure the success of business goals at a global level with a deep understanding of how hospitality markets operate in different locations relevant to your business. You will learn how to operate hotels, tourism organisations, events, festivals, conventions and a variety of other hospitality-related situations to the highest standard. This master degree in tourism, hospitality and hotel management will provide you with lifelong learning skills, creativity and cultural competencies along with communications skills for a dynamic and global career.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

Swinburne Online
Online Full time Part time 18 months March 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Take the next step in your business career by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by practising accountants, the Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne gives you the skills you need to work in a broad range of financial roles, from a tax consultant to CFO. [+]

Become a qualified accountant

Take the next step in your business career by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by practising accountants, the Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne gives you the skills you need to work in a broad range of financial roles, from a tax consultant to CFO. You'll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, and make critical business decisions as part of a strategic team.

You will graduate as a qualified accountant, and you’ll be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

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Online Master of Data Science

James Cook University Online
Online Part time 24 - 32 months Open Enrollment Australia Australia Online

Are you looking to leverage expert knowledge of data science to propel your career in business or research? James Cook University’s Master of Data Science is an innovative, fully online course that puts professionals who recognize the power of data and numbers ahead of the pack, in one of the world’s fastest-growing sectors. [+]

Course Duration: 24 - 32 months part-time* Course Fees: $3,100 per subject. FEE-HELP is available. Course Study Periods: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Oct Course Subjects: 12 - 16

* Duration depends on Recognition of Prior Learning

Course introduction

Are you looking to leverage expert knowledge of data science to propel your career in business or research? James Cook University’s Master of Data Science is an innovative, fully online course that puts professionals who recognize the power of data and numbers ahead of the pack, in one of the world’s fastest-growing sectors.

Delivered by award-winning teaching staff and leading experts with deep academic knowledge and real-world industry experience, this Masters degree provides the foundation you need to open a wealth of opportunities in a data-driven world.... [-]


Master of Education Studies

University of Canberra
Campus Full time 4 - 12 semesters January 2019 Australia Canberra

If you are keen to address some of the key challenges facing education and help develop professional learning communities across Australia and around the world, then this course is an outstanding springboard for an impressive leadership career within the education sector. [+]

Be at the forefront of educational change

If you are keen to address some of the key challenges facing education and help develop professional learning communities across Australia and around the world, then this course is an outstanding springboard for an impressive leadership career within the education sector.

During this two-year course, you will examine international policy trends and learn to develop evidence-based curriculums to improve education practices. Combining your professional knowledge and capabilities, you will develop a substantial research paper, which you will then present as part of a group-based capstone unit.

At the completion of your course, you will have a solid understanding of the issues facing education, both locally and globally, and will be ready to enhance your career as a senior professional in education.... [-]


Master of Design (Interior Architecture)

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Adelaide

With a focus on design research, theory and practice, the Master of Design (Interior Architecture) will prepare you for a career as an interior architect or interior designer. You will also gain an advanced understanding of the innovative, changing world of design. [+]

With a focus on design research, theory and practice, the Master of Design (Interior Architecture) will prepare you for a career as an interior architect or interior designer. You will also gain an advanced understanding of the innovative, changing world of design.

A focus on practical, hands-on learning means you will not only gain the skills and knowledge needed to design stimulating, sustainable and visually appealing interiors, but also the confidence to embark on real-world projects. An industry placement is part of your studies.

The degree also focuses on design research, and you will complete an individual research-based project where you will be required to critically review, analyze, identify and propose solutions to complex design challenges. You will also study the development and application of research processes and, in conjunction with industry, will be given the opportunity to work on creative projects, developing skills in writing project proposals and presenting information.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector. [+]

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector.

You'll study computing fundamentals such as database systems, computer networks and programming before moving onto more advanced studies in software engineering, intelligent systems, internet computing and web-based and e-commerce computer networks. The course is focused on technical proficiency and will provide you with the skills to build and manage computer systems, including knowledge of Java for programming, algorithms and data structures, the fundamentals of system design engineering and fundamental IT-related mathematics.... [-]


Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)

Engineering Institute Of Technology
Online Campus Part time 2 years June 2018 Australia Perth + 1 more

In this accredited and prestigious program, you will gain skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in instrumentation, process control, and industrial automation. [+]

The Engineering Institute of Technology is pleased to bring you the Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)** program available both fully online and on campus in Australia. Please read below for details about both delivery options.

In this accredited and prestigious program you will gain: Skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in instrumentation, process control, and industrial automation Practical guidance and feedback from industrial automation experts from around the world Live knowledge from the extensive experience of expert instructors, rather than from just theoretical information gained from books and college Credibility and respect as the local industrial automation expert in your firm Global networking contacts in the industry Improved career choices and income A valuable and accredited Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)** qualification ... [-]

Master of Business France-Australia Dual Degree

IPAG Business School
Campus September 2018 Australia Sydney

Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. [+]

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This valued partnership between Ipag Business School and the University of Newcastle enables students to pursue a double degree in one of three areas:

Master of Business, Master of Marketing, Master of Human Resource Management.

Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. These three masters are designed for students who have graduated from a broad spectrum of business programmes and who wish to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills for the new global business world. Students will develop strategic management competencies in the main decision-making areas of their programme and examine new issues in the modern business environment.... [-]


Master of Creative Advertising (Advanced)

Torrens University Australia
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Australia Sydney Leura Fitzroy Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide + 6 more

Our Creative Advertising course differs from other advertising programs because we run it like a full-time creative department within an agency. Students learn by doing and doing it at a challenging pace. [+]

Explore creative thinking, copywriting, art direction, and concept development with us, and within 12 months you will be an advertising creative.

Our Creative Advertising course differs from other advertising programs because we run it like a full-time creative department within an agency. Students learn by doing and doing it at a challenging pace.

It’s a full day, five-day week, year-long, heady rush of a course with brief after brief; competition after competition; and constant feedback from a full-time tutor who has worked as an advertising creative – as well as a constant stream of industry mentors and guests.

It’s a course in which you’ll learn how to be brave and fearless about ideas. You’ll learn copywriting and art direction by actively working in teams and you’ll be working to tight deadlines by responding to real briefs from agencies, mentors, and clients. You’ll learn by benchmarking your ideas against students worldwide and nationally by entering your work into international and Australian competitions. Better yet, you’ll learn about effective messaging in all mediums from online posts to physical posters; from newspapers and magazines both online and real; from scripted radio to unscripted radio; from video on a TV to video on your mobile; and mediums that don’t even look like advertising mediums such as activations and useful products and services that can change people, places and communities for the better.... [-]


Master of Criminology (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Master of Criminology (Professional) program provides students with skill development and training as well as a scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Criminology program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component.

Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real-world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation.... [-]


Master of Biological Sciences (MBS)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Canberra

The Master of Biological Sciences allows you to specialise in areas such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. This degree provides you with the skills to pursue a career in plant laboratory science, agriculture, environmental policy or further study. [+]

A single two-year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science.

Understanding biological science is integral to solving some of the greatest challenges facing humanity; from the threat of climate change, pests and disease to increasing pressures on global food supplies. Whether your interests are broad or unique, ANU offers a range of postgraduate programs to extend your skills in biosciences and help you find creative and innovative solutions to these challenges.

The ANU Master of Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals.

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Our program allows you to specialise in a particular area of biology such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. Alternatively, you can utilise the program to provide a broad overview of biological sciences today. Our practical classes refresh your traditional techniques while developing your skills and knowledge in new cutting-edge techniques.... [-]


Master of Business and Innovation (MBSI)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 72 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 more

Make your next great career move with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation. You will be able to choose two specialisations that will broaden your knowledge, enhance your expertise and complement your career ambitions. [+]

Are you ready for your future career?

Make your next great career move with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation.

You will be able to choose two specialisations that will broaden your knowledge, enhance your expertise and complement your career ambitions.

Majors

Agribusiness (not available in 2017) Big Data and Visualisation Crisis Management Digital Transformation Enterprise Leadership Finance General International Business Professional Communication Sustainable Business

The third component of your studies will be a research project which will expand your knowledge in innovative business and entrepreneurship. Choose either an Applied Research or embark on Advanced Research.... [-]


Master of Professional Practicing Accounting

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Australia Melbourne

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). [+]

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe!

Keep up, move on and get ahead

The global business world is evolving at an ever-increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability.... [-]