Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies (Advanced)



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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
If you ire fascinated by the Middle East and Central Asia, transform your passion into a qualification at Australia is 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.
After completing your Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, you will have the opportunity to take a Master of Diplomacy, graduating with two degrees.
Please be aware that any courses taken as part of the 24 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU list will not count towards the advanced degree should you decide to transfer. This is because the advanced degree has no free electives, as they are in practice replaced by a 24 unit thesis. ;
Career Options
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Employment Opportunities
A MMECAS will advance your career in any professional area requiring a solid understanding of the Middle East and Central Asia, whether in diplomacy, the public service, teaching, journalism, development or business.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
Conduct detailed, sophisticated research on the Middle East and/or Central Asia, synthesize research material and explain the findings clearly and succinctly, and present these findings both in writing and orally;
Discuss, explain and analyze major modern events, characteristics and dynamics related to the Middle East and/or Central Asia;
Explain and assess the dynamics that shape and influence Middle East and/or Central Asia, including one or more of: the roles of key actors in these regions i politics, international relations, and political economies; the impacts on the region of modern historical events; and the impacts of societal and cultural forces; and
Engage critically with key scholarly debates and controversies related to the study of the Middle East and/or Central Asia, including some that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries and
Demonstrate the ability to complete a major piece of scholarly research in the field of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, presenting the findings and arguments of this work in a scholarly/thesis format.


Department

Which department am I in? ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree, certificate and/or relevant work experience, as appropriate, and satisfied any individual program subject prerequisites. English Language Requirements accepted: a score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5 in TOEFL (paper based test); Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 80 (Grade A); PTE Academic overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 55 in each section. For applicants under medicine program, undergraduate law, and legal workshop programs should hold: a score of 600 with TWE score of 5.0 in TOEFL (paper based test); Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 95 (Grade A); PTE Academic overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 60 in each section.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have required the following:
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 6/7 and with the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.
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.
English language requirements: Academic IELT overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.


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Full Time (2 years)

A$40,416.00 (US$ 31,613) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019

Australian National University Acton Campus, ACTON, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, CANBERRA, Australia