Master of Arts (By Research)

University of Sydney

Candidates of the Master of Arts by Research proceed by research and thesis between 40,000-60,000 words.

Course Fee:

International: $71,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree


Students choose to proceed by one of the following methods: thesis of 30,000 - 35,000 words; one unit of study and thesis of 28,000 - 30,000 words; two units of study and thesis of 26,000 - 28,000 words.

Subjects you can Study:

Ancient history; Anthropology; Arabic and Islamic studies; Archaeology (classical, near eastern and prehistoric and historic); Art history and theory; Australian studies; Celtic studies; Chinese and Southeast Asian studies; Classics (Greek and Latin); English; French studies; Gender studies; Germanic studies; Hebrew; Biblical and Jewish studies; History; Indian and Sub-continental studies; Italian; Japanese and Korean studies; Linguistics; Media and communications; Medieval studies; Modern Greek; Museum studies; Music; Performance studies; Philosophy; Semiotics; Sociology and social policy; Studies in religion

Study Pathways:

Courses that lead into this course: Bachelor degree with honours. Courses that students can do on completion of this course: Doctor of Philosophy.

Who for:

Graduates in a specialist humanities area, academics, scholars

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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