What will I learn?
The Master of Arts by Research degree program involves the completion of a thesis proposal and a research thesis. The degree is completed in either three or four sessions (full-time). It is designed for students wishing to engage in serious research but not able to devote the three years required completing a PhD or with a research projecting which does not lend itself to that level of extended treatment. Clear indication of potential to undertake research is required, either through a relevant Honours degree or through a period of professional work following a relevant undergraduate degree. The Master of Arts by Research degree program is designed for students wishing to engage in serious research. It involves the completion of a research thesis which encourages initiative and originality in research. The degree is completed in either three or four sessions (full-time). Study concentrates on the completion of a 30,000 word thesis.
The degree may be awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Higher Degree Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (herein after referred to as the HDC) to a candidate who has satisfactorily completed a program of advanced study.
Chinese is a fascinating modern language with a rich cultural heritage and is an increasingly important language in global business. At UNSW, Chinese Studies encompasses the study of Chinese language and communication as well as culture and civilisation, including Chinese history, politics and philosophy. A background in Chinese Studies is useful in many areas of professional specialisation, from commerce and the business sector to tourism, the media and the public service sector. Research areas by members of staff qualified for Master of Arts (Research) supervision include contemporary Chinese political economy, literary studies, cultural studies, anthropology, sociolinguistics and provincial studies.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL - Paper-based Test (PBT) 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest).
Candidates with a Master is degree with a significant research component and thesis in a relevant discipline are in general considered eligible for admission to a PhD program.
English Language requirements: IELTS score 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking), TOEFL (PBT): 577 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): B grade; Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A grade; successful completion of the ANU College Access Program with a minimum of 70 per cent overall.
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This university accepts pathways courses from Sheridan College (Ontario)
St. Lawrence College
AUD $3,700 for the entire course
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 18 February 2019
University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, UNSW SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2052, SYDNEY, Australia