Master of Social Research (Advanced)

Australian National University ANU

Meet the growing demand for expertise in high-level social research methods with a degree from one of the world's leading centres for training in demography and social research. A Master of Social Research from the ANU Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute (ADSRI) will equip you with the practical skills to conduct, commission and evaluate research in the social sciences. The program's expert teaching staff are active practitioners who can draw upon their wealth of local and international experience, and their connections with government departments.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,456
International: $73,440

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.


96 units: completion of 36 units of compulsory courses, including research training in the form of a 20,000 word supervised research thesis (24 units). The remaining 60 units consist of courses selected from offered course lists, which can include a specialisation (24 units).

Study Pathways:

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 Anthropology, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, Law (social fields: family, migration, education, health), Marketing, Media and Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Social Policy, Sociology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years

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