Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

If you're fascinated by the Middle East and Central Asia, transform your passion into a qualification at Australia's premier institute for studies of the region. Leading experts from the ANU Centre for Arab &; Islamic Studies will take you on a journey through the politics, international relations, modern history and political economy of the Middle East and Central Asia, drawing on our links with major counterparts in the Arab and Muslim world, as well as in North America and Europe.

Designed for

Students who seek a career requiring a solid understanding of the Middle East and Central Asia

Structure

96 units of coursework. Students must complete 24 units of introductory, 24 units of discipline, 12 units of research training and 12 units of research project courses. The remaining 24 units are free electives and can be used to take almost any course on campus (subject to availability and course entry requirements).

Subjects

  • Middle Eastern and Central Asian studies

Standard entry requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7
  • All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Diplomacy, International relations, Modern history; Other social sciences and humanities disciplines and fields where there is significant coverage of a relevant aspect of Middle Eastern, Central Asian or Islamic Studies and where similar approaches and methodologies are used; and modern languages relating to the Middle East and/or Central Asia region such as Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Russian or French. Politics, Political economy, Political science, Religious studies/Islamic studies; Security studies, Sociology; Strategic studies;

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $56,640
International: $80,832
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

The Advanced version of this degree contains a thesis component.

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