Masters by Research in Indigenous/Australian Studies (MMDE)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
A research degree is an advanced program of study allowing you to investigate a topic relevant to your field. Under the supervision of world-class researchers, research degree students learn and apply advanced research methodologies to produce new knowledge and provide solutions to the world is challenges. Completing a research degree means becoming an expert in your field.
What can I research?

Research students have the opportunity to complete exciting and innovative research in Education. The School of Education has 11 research groups and a wide variety of research programs and projects.

Our research is facilitated by a range of different research concentrations, including:

Centre for Islamic Thought and Education: a global knowledge hub - the centre brings together academics specializing in Islamic civilization, psychology, ethics, leadership, management, sociology, finance and education
Centre for Research in Education: purpose is to bring all research activity into one space to provide focus, scale and coherence for students, staff and other stakeholders
You may choose to study an alternate subject matter that does not fit within these research concentrations. To do this you must find a suitable supervisor who specializes in this subject area.
This program mainly focus on Indigenous and Australian Studies.
Your career

A research higher degree will give you a competitive edge in the workplace. You may choose to pursue a career in academia, or in research with a research institution or university. Alternatively, you may choose to work in your chosen specialisation. For graduating students there are a range of employment options, including:

ongoing research in Aboriginal Studies
teaching and lecturing
policy development
government and non-government organisation involved in Aboriginal health, housing, education and employment
child protection policy development
Advanced research experience may also be the gateway to the Australian Public Service or leading NGOs.


Which department am I in? Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students may be eligible to be considered for admission if you have:

an Honours degree or a Bachelor degree with honours; or
a relevant Bachelor degree (or equivalent) of at least three years with a minimum credit average; or
an appropriate Master is degree; or
no tertiary qualifications, but can demonstrate research capabilities as proven through evidence of professional work experience in the field of proposed study and by relevant quality publications.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (2 years)

A$26,500.00 (US$ 20,728) per year

25 June 2018

Magill Campus Level 1 - B Block, MAGILL, South Australia, 5072, ADELAIDE, Australia