Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Master of Demography (Advanced) is the only degree of its kind offered in Australia. The degree provides students with an opportunity to research population issues in Australia's leading demography program. Students will experience research-led coursework, with a focus on applying learning to real-world scenarios. The degree will equip students with cutting-edge skills in demographic techniques, research and writing, culminating with a research thesis. Graduates will emerge with the skills to undertake demographic analysis and apply these to societal issues. Two features of the program are the scenario-based learning approach and access to leading researchers. Both in-person and online courses will have these two key features as central components of the student experience.
- 96 units (two years full time): 24 units of introductory postgraduate demography courses
- 24 units of disciplinary courses
- 24 units of research training and research experience courses
- and 24 units of a supervised thesis.
- Population Studies
- Culture, Biology and Population Dynamics
- Qualitative Social Research
- Quantitative Social Research
- Contemporary Issues in Public Health
- Global Health and Development
- plus more
Standard entry requirements
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate Disciplines: Actuarial Studies, Anthropology, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, History, Indigenous Studies, Mathematics, Population Health, Population Studies, Public Health, Sociology, Statistics.
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