Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies (Advanced)

The Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

If you’re fascinated by the Middle East and Central Asia, transform your passion into a specialised qualification at Australia’s premier institute for international studies. Through this program, you'll gain a deep regional grounding from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including contemporary politics, international relations, modern history, political economy, development studies, sociology, and religious and cultural studies. The degree includes intensive options for busy professionals, and online options* for those based remotely, alongside traditional face-to-face seminars, culminating in an original research thesis where you work on- on-one with a leading global expert on the Middle East and Central Asia.

Designed for

Students who seek a career requiring a solid understanding of the Middle East and Central Asia

Structure

96 Units

Subjects

  • Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Standard entry requirements

A cognate Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7, and the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis. ORA Bachelor degree or international equivalent AND a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 5/7, and the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis. ORA Bachelor degree or international equivalent with GPA 5/7 AND a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program and the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Diplomacy, International relations, Modern history; Other social sciences and humanities disciplines and fields where there is significant coverage of a relevant aspect of Middle Eastern, Central Asian or Islamic Studies and where similar approaches and methodologies are used; and modern languages relating to the Middle East and/or Central Asia region such as Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Russian or French. Politics, Political economy, Political science, Religious studies/Islamic studies; Security studies, Sociology; Strategic studies

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $101,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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