Part time Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Melbourne in Australia

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.

Melbourne city has provided Australia with top quality universities and college. The university of Melbourne that was ranked fourth worldwide in 2008 is located in this city. It is also home to Monash University, La Trobe University and many others.

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Master of International Relations

Macquarie University
Campus or Online 1 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

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

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 Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

Macquarie University
Campus 1 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

This degree covers a wide range of issues related to policing, intelligence and counter terrorism in international and national contexts, including the intelligence... [+]

Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

This degree covers a wide range of issues related to policing, intelligence and counter terrorism in international and national contexts, including the intelligence analysis techniques and organised crime. Also considered is the development and implementation of strategies and tactics to counter terrorism, drawing on recent case studies and the funding of terrorism.

Key features

Gives you access to experts from around the world with practical experience in all levels of security Lets you study the latest developments and analyse the challenges, threats and opportunities confronting the Pacific region Examines the impact of media and modern communications technology on policing, intelligence gathering and security Considers historical and contemporary dilemmas that may influence intelligence gathering and analysis, policy development and implementation in the region This degree can be combined with the Master of International Security Studies ... [-]

Master of Applied Linguistics

Macquarie University
Campus 1 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

The Master of Applied Linguistics covers theoretical and methodological issues relevant to practitioners in a variety of professions whose work is... [+]

Master of Applied Linguistics

The Master of Applied Linguistics covers theoretical and methodological issues relevant to practitioners in a variety of professions whose work is concerned with applied language study. It is internationally relevant and focuses on the development of analytic skills and understanding the complex relationship between language use and context, and research in these areas.

Key features

Lets you study with one of the largest and most diverse Linguistics departments in Australia, which features four research centres Offers flexible study options allowing you to study on-campus, distance (online), or mixed Provides an internationally relevant and highly regarded qualification Can be combined with the Master of Translating and Interpreting ... [-]

Master of Translating and Interpreting

Macquarie University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia North Ryde

This degree provides proficient bilinguals with the linguistic, technical and professional skills to work as translators and/or interpreters, as well as an... [+]

Master of Translating and Interpreting

This degree provides proficient bilinguals with the linguistic, technical and professional skills to work as translators and/or interpreters, as well as an academic grounding in translation and interpreting theory and research skills.It is offered in a number of languages depending on demand and resources: including Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese and Korean.You can specialise in interpreting or translating in 18 months, or you can pursue a double specialisation over 2 years.

Key features

Uses up-to-date classroom management, language learning and translation software to enhance student learning Offers a practicum component in a wide range of organisations Provides a pathway to the Master of Advanced Translation and Master of Conference Interpreting for eligible students This degree can be combined with Master of International Relations or Master of Applied Linguistics ... [-]

Master of International Security Studies

Macquarie University
Campus or Online 1 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in... [+]

Master of International Security Studies

Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in the aftermath of September 11 2001.

Key features

Gives you the opportunity to undertake master level study in the workplace, supervised and coordinated through web-based activities Offers contemporary and rigorous academic study in security studies and intelligence analysis, as well as transnational crime, international law and political violence This degree can be combined with the Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism ... [-]

Master of Clinical Psychology

Macquarie University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia North Ryde

This degree is the professional training course for those who want to practice as clinical psychologists. It equips you to become a high calibre practitioner... [+]

Master of Clinical Psychology

This degree is the professional training course for those who want to practice as clinical psychologists. It equips you to become a high calibre practitioner who is well grounded in theory and practice, and capable of moving across a range of clinically oriented areas.

Key features

Offers a variety of subjects including psychopathology, cognitive behaviour therapy, and clinical psychopharmacology Ensures you become capable of working in a variety of clinically oriented areas and assuming full independent professional responsibility through supervised practical placements Gives you access to the Macquarie University Psychology Clinic as well as other research and training facilities including the Emotional Health Clinic. ... [-]

Master of Engineering (Structures and Forensics)

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This program addresses this gap in knowledge and will open up new career opportunities to you, enriching employment opportunities, professional... [+]

Master of Engineering (Structures and Forensics)

This program explores ways of dealing with complex structural engineering challenges.It is specially designed to up-skill your existing structural engineering capabilities by specialising in emerging advanced methods of structural materials and design practices, acquiring expertise in structural forensics and methods of extending the life expectancy of existing structures.Over the past 50 years, structural engineering has focussed on creating new landmark structures including bridges, buildings, dams, seaports and tunnels. However, during the past decade, a need has emerged to manage existing infrastructure; predict and extend life expectancy of structures; and minimise risk of failure and associated catastrophes.This program addresses this gap in knowledge and will open up new career opportunities to you, enriching employment opportunities, professional development and career stability by specialising your structural engineering qualification.... [-]


Master of Teaching Practice (Secondary Education)

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

This program prepares you to be a lifelong learner and enables you to contribute to the education sector within global contexts. You will use innovative... [+]

Master of Teaching Practice (Secondary Education)

Expert teachers, passionate researchers, connections to industry and strong practical focus means RMIT postgraduates are among the most employable in Australia.This program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree who now wish to teach in secondary schools.You’ll develop and enhance professional teaching and research skills and gain sound knowledge of theoretical approaches and issues in Secondary Education.This program prepares you to be a lifelong learner and enables you to contribute to the education sector within global contexts. You will use innovative applications of communication technology to support your teaching practice.Graduates are qualified to teach in national and international contexts, subject to local registration requirements.... [-]


Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education)

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

This program prepares you to be a lifelong learner and enables you to contribute to the education sector within global contexts. You will use innovative... [+]

Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education)

Expert teachers, passionate researchers, connections to industry and strong practical focus means RMIT postgraduates are among the most employable in Australia.This program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree who now wish to teach in primary schools.You’ll develop and enhance professional teaching and research skills and gain sound knowledge of theoretical approaches and issues in Primary Education.This program prepares you to be a lifelong learner and enables you to contribute to the education sector within global contexts. You will use innovative applications of communication technology to support your teaching practice.Graduates are qualified to teach in national and international contexts, subject to local registration requirements.... [-]


Master of Social Science (Global, Urban & Social Studies)

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

In this Master of Social Science program, you’ll develop advanced research principles, methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in the social... [+]

Master of Social Science (Global, Urban & Social Studies)

In this Master of Social Science program, you’ll develop advanced research principles, methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in the social sciences by completing a thesis or research project. Your challenge will be not just to generate new knowledge but also to investigate how this knowledge can inform action.Individually supervised research programs are available in three key areas: the social, the urban and the global.RMIT University has particular expertise in the fields of:

urban planning and housing studies sustainability criminology globalisation and cultural studies sociology international development and relations community development social and public policy social work. ... [-]

Master of Design (Media and Communication)

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Master of Design in Media and Communications supports your engagement in communities of practice where learning is fundamentally a social phenomenon... [+]

Master of Design (Media and Communication)

The Master of Design in Media and Communications supports your engagement in communities of practice where learning is fundamentally a social phenomenon; where knowledge is integrated in the life of these communities that share interests, discourses and ways of doing things.Individually supervised research programs are available in areas such as:

media communication digital ethnography games advertising marketing communication design journalism cinema studies cultural studies creative writing screen production.

You should visit the School of Media and Communication Higher degrees by research page to develop your proposal in relation to the existing research groups, centres and labs.The Master of Design may be undertaken in a project or thesis mode. This decision is made in consultation with your supervisor.... [-]


Master of Media

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

Become a leader in strategic media production by developing your production skills and exploring the global environment. From basic production skills to... [+]

Master of Media

Become a leader in strategic media production by developing your production skills and exploring the global environment.From basic production skills to sophisticated cross-media projects and strategic thinking about media industries, this 2-year program offers a variety of entry points depending on your previous qualifications and experience.In the first (graduate diploma) year, you will be introduced to video, audio and internet media production. In the second year, you will explore complex cross-media projects and develop the sophisticated strategic and leadership skills required to be at the forefront of this evolving industry.You’ll gain practical industry experience and learn about strategic planning through hands-on projects. This program has a global focus and you’ll have the opportunity to undertake various research projects. Due to the program’s online teaching component, you will even have the opportunity to complete your study from an international location.... [-]


Master of Education (MED)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Australia Northern Territory

The Master of Education program is designed to meet the professional learning needs of educators in school and non school settings, including VET and early childhood education and care services. The [+]

Master of Education (MED)

Locations:

Casuarina Campus External Studies

The Master of Education program is designed to meet the professional learning needs of educators in school and non school settings, including VET and early childhood education and care services. The course offers opportunities to negotiate a personalised learning pathway suited to the specific needs of the educational or professional context. The course has a research track for students seeking to better understand contemporary educational research or later enrolment in a research degree.

The course structure and study plans are accurate as 1 August 2013. The University reserves the right to make changes up until 1 November 2013. 2014 unit offering and fee information will be available from 1 October 2013.... [-]


Master of Social Science

RMIT University
Campus 2 years July 2017 Australia Melbourne

You'll develop and conduct original social science research in consultation with 2 supervisors. Select your research interest area from: Global studies... [+]

Master of Social Science

You'll develop and conduct original social science research in consultation with 2 supervisors.Select your research interest area from:

Global studies - international development, international relations, globalisation and cultural studies Applied social science - social and political theory, social policy, evaluation theory and practice, social and cultural history, social work and youth work theory and practice, criminology and community development Environment and planning - urban and environmental policy and planning, and housing.

Program structure

You'll complete the course Research Strategies in Semester 1 and undertake a candidature confirmation seminar by the end of your first year.The majority of the program is given over to your independent research thesis under expert supervision.If your first language is not English, you can join a professional English support class at no extra cost.... [-]


Master of Psychology

RMIT University
Campus 2 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

This program offers you the necessary training to become a professional psychologist. It is oriented towards cognitive-behavioural psychology and you'll... [+]

Master of Psychology

RMIT specialises in clinical psychology.This program offers you the necessary training to become a professional psychologist. It is oriented towards cognitive-behavioural psychology and you'll be trained and expected to work according to the scientist-professional model.

Learning and teaching

Internal practicums are carried out under supervision at our Psychology Clinic.Case conferences are held in groups to review clinical cases and further develop clinical knowledge and skills and are led by an experienced practitioner.You'll be assisted to undertake 2 external practicums (minimum of 40 days and 60 days, respectively) in agencies like hospitals, clinics and other health facilities.Casework courses and field placements comprise a minimum of 132 days of practicum experience. You'll also do a supervised research thesis.RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]