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Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

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Victoria University

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling with the Master of Counselling at VU. ... [+]

Overview

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling with the Master of Counselling at VU.

You'll gain experience in adult, child and adolescent counselling, focusing your learning on:

counselling and psychological theory. counselling interventions and psychological therapies (for adults, children, adolescents, and families). practical skills through industry-based learning and placement.

Accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), the Master of Counselling covers:

insights into a range of presenting issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and addictions. an understanding of the ethics of counselling. the completion of a practice-based minor thesis. ... [-]
Australia Melbourne Footscray
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2 years
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Victoria University

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development. ... [+]

Overview

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development.

This unique, popular program offers you a personalized education. It includes practical on-site learning and deep engagement with communities and experts in the field. The perfect mix of study and practical experience will have you job-ready for a fulfilling career.

Key study areas include:

critical consciousness and ethics of development community development project design and management participatory research and evaluation globalization and social movements leadership in community development impacts of Trump and Brexit on the governance of international organizations conflict resolution and peace-building. ... [-]
Australia Saint Albans
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2 years
Campus
Bond University

The Master of International Relations (Professional) program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its mu ... [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of International Relations 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.... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
92 weeks
Campus
Bond University

This program is designed for individuals seeking registration as a clinical psychologist or for registered psychologists seeking to upgrade their existing qualifications. ... [+]

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited four year sequence of study in Psychology (such as Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) or Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science) or equivalent within the last 10 years and have achieved a minimum upper second class honours (H2A) or equivalent. Applicants must also be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist. IELTS score of 7.0 with no band less than 7.0. Applicants are assessed on academic performance, referee reports and personal suitability via interview.

Those who have obtained their qualifications outside Australia must have their qualifications assessed prior to applying for this program and prior to applying for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. The Australian Psychological Society provides this assessment service for the Board and the assessment assists the Board in determining if your qualifications are equivalent to an ‘approved qualification’. However, it is important to note the final decision on equivalence rests with the Board. For more information on equivalency assessments please visit psychology.org.au.... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
108 weeks
Campus
Bond University

Bond University’s Master of International Relations program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its mul ... [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in international relations, political science, political studies, global studies or humanities/arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Bond University’s Master of International Relations program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its multiple diplomatic channels. You will gain a solid grounding in contemporary, theoretical and cultural issues.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Foundation Subjects (8)

Diplomacy Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Genocide – A Sociological and Criminological Approach Political Economy of Global Development Politically Motivated Violence Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Strategic Asia ... [-]
Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
54 weeks
Campus
The University of Notre Dame Australia

This Master of Counselling is a full-time programme to be completed in two years and is offered by coursework, practical component and dissertation. This is a Masters pro ... [+]

This Master of Counselling is a full-time programme to be completed in two years and is offered by coursework, practical component and dissertation. This is a Masters programme, which is based on the scientist/ practitioner model and has a significant practice component in it.

PLACEMENT, SUPERVISION AND CASE STUDIES

Placements will be organised by the counselling coordinator and will take place off campus. A total of not less than 50 hours of counselling practice and not less than 30 hours of supervision will be a course requirement. Close communication will take place between the placement and the course coordinator. Two case studies will be submitted as a course requirement (one each semester) based on client counselling on placement.... [-]

Australia Fremantle Broome Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

With a Master of National Security Policy, you will gain a unique, in-depth understanding of the security challenges that confront countries in our region and the world. ... [+]

With a Master of National Security Policy, you will gain a unique, in-depth understanding of the security challenges that confront countries in our region and the world.

As a student at the National Security College, you’ll be joining a supportive and passionate community of students, alumni and national security practitioners. You’ll engage with world-leading scholars at the cutting edge of national security research, with the wider national security community, and with leaders in government, politics, business and NGOs in Australia and internationally.

The Master of National Security Policy has evolved as a challenging and rewarding program of inquiry and contestable learning for aspiring professionals who want:... [-]

Australia Canberra
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies p ... [+]

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy.

The program is designed for graduates who are seeking to launch or advance their careers in defence policy, foreign affairs, security, intelligence, academia and journalism. Graduates will develop skills relevant to organisations such as non-governmental organisations, think tanks, militaries and foreign ministries.

You will develop strong analytical frameworks and practical skills for understanding the leading challenges in strategy and security. These approaches are explored in the context of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre’s main research and teaching concentrations of Australian defence and security issues, Asia–Pacific security and global strategic issues.... [-]

Australia Canberra
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Full-time
2 years
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Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

Our Master programs seamlessly blend together the rigorous study of issues and theories in International Relations, infusing the discussion of both with a focus on the wo ... [+]

Studying international relations at ANU means you will be studying the best program of its kind in Australia and graduating with one of the most respected degrees in this field in the world. The Master of International Relations is the only international relations program in Australia that blends a concern with global politics, leading disciplinary innovations in thought and practice, and an engagement with the Asia-Pacific region. The program equips you with a keen understanding of the pressing issues of our time by providing you with access to globally-recognised experts in face-to-face seminars.

In this degree, students will learn to make sense of the big political and security trends taking place in the region and the world, and come to terms with the significant debates in the field of International Relations. The Master of International Relations encourages and equips students to form their own worldviews and generate their own analyses of the important issues shaping our world today.... [-]

Australia Canberra
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Full-time
2 years
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Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

The Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effect ... [+]

The Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level.

The degree provides exciting study and career options in the important and prestigious arena of diplomatic practice. You will be taught by internationally recognised research scholars from the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and senior diplomats from Australia and elsewhere, and you will graduate from a world-class university, positioning you firmly in the centre of a global network of leading scholars and policy-makers.

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Australia Canberra
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Full-time
2 years
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Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

The Master of Asian and Pacific Studies will provide you with the regional grounding and research expertise you need to graduate as a leader of the Asian Century. The pro ... [+]

With Australia’s economic, political and strategic future increasingly linked to the Asia Pacific region, professionals across a range of sectors are seeking to upskill their vocational expertise on the languages, cultures, economies, histories, politics and societies of our neighbours.

The Master of Asian and Pacific Studies will provide you with the regional grounding and research expertise you need to graduate as a leader of the Asian Century. The program provides a broad variety of courses with an Asian and Pacific focus and allows students to follow individual areas of specialisation in specific areas of the Asian and Pacific regions or in disciplines drawing on regional case studies. In this program, you will be taught by some of the most eminent scholars of Asia and the Pacific in the world.... [-]

Australia Canberra
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Full-time
2 years
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Unitelma Sapienza

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also ... [+]

Objectives

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed nations. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. Therefore, the Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Online
University of Technology Sydney

The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG) is designed to develop practical knowledge and essential skills fo ... [+]

The course offers students the opportunity to work across industry sectors on real-world problems and to critically apply their learning to case studies drawn from UTS: IPPG's research program and their own workplaces to innovate solutions. It includes active approaches to learning, including debates, case studies, role plays, group discussions, presentations and guest speakers. All students undertake an individual research project, and gain the necessary knowledge and experience to engage in effective policy development, implementation and evaluation. The course offers a general policy stream focusing on professional practice, as well as major streams in local government studies; urban and regional policy; and social research. The core subjects of the course examine contemporary policy challenges; policy in practice; policy and resources and evidence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose their electives from a range of subjects from UTS: IPPG, the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, and the UTS Business School. The course also offers a sub-major in Project Management. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. Most subjects are offered in flexible mode and delivered in blocks or online for more effective integration of study and work commitments.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

The Master of Local Government provides professionals, managers and leaders in local government with an advanced body of knowledge and skills to reflect critically on the ... [+]

The course provides graduates with an evidence-based learning approach to build a high level of influence and leadership in their local government workplace. The course, which is informed by the research and capacity-building activities of the UTS Centre for Local Government, provides an interdisciplinary program with teaching and learning activities ranging across and beyond the faculty. An education program is developed to match the requirements of each participant's individual requirements, and subjects can be studied through intensive block release or in some cases through online delivery mode.

The education and professional development provided through the Master of Local Government aims to meet individual needs and provide opportunities for local government practitioners who wish to broaden their knowledge and skills, underpinned with a strong foundation in public service and democratic values and principles. On completion of the course, graduates have a sound understanding of current issues in local government and in diverse communities, as well as an ability to relate this knowledge back to their own workplaces. They gain research and scholarship competencies that allow them to continue their own professional development through short courses or further academic study, including at doctoral level.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1.5 - 3 years
Campus
Queensland University of Technology

The Master of Social Work provides graduates with an internationally recognized qualification in social work and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Wor ... [+]

Overview Develop expertise in casework, assessment and intervention, practice frameworks, policy, and ethical and legal contexts of practice. Complete in 2 years full-time with a flexible mix of online learning, block attendance, and external delivery. Graduate eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. Gain experience in extensive field placements supervised by a professional social worker.

What to expect

The Master of Social Work provides graduates with an internationally recognized qualification in social work and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

During the course students will develop knowledge and expertise in:... [-]

Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus