Master of Arts - Government (By Research)

University of Canberra

This program seeks to provide opportunities for advanced study and reflection on practice in the fields of public sector management, politics and public policy. Opportunities are to be provided for both researchers and practitioners of standing in a relevant profession who will be able to draw upon and extend their professional experience and expertise. It will allow students to develop relevant research skills through a carefully designed program including a dissertation and relevant choice of units.

Course Fee:

Australian: $41,520
International: $50,160

Entry Requirements:

Before a candidate is admitted to the Master of Arts in Government program the Faculty must be satisfied that it is able to supervise the candidate's proposed dissertation and that the candidate satisfies the following admission requirements: a. holds a bachelor degree in a relevant field which is of sufficient quality to gain entry into an honours program, or has completed a bachelor's degree with honours; b. demonstrates capacity and/or aptitude for research;and c. provides evidence of superior professional performance both intellectually and technically. A requirement for proceeding to the research component of the degree is completion of the coursework component of the degree and the acceptance and approval of a research proposal and research plan by the course convener.; academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5 with no band score below 6.0


Total: 48 credit points. Thesis plus Research Methodology and Research Design, Qualitative Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Literature Review Seminar, Professional Project Proposal

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 2 years
Canberra No info No Part time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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