Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Employers value skills in communication, critical thinking and research — the core skills you'll develop in the Master of Arts at UNE. A master's degree can be a qualification to enable a career change or provide you with additional expertise to upskill in your current area of interest. At UNE you have the flexibility to choose a major from more than 20 specialty areas, dive into research, and tailor the course to suit your interests or professional direction.


To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 96 credit points including a minimum of 48 credit points at 500 level. Dissertation, research and reading units may only be undertaken within the same area of study as the nominated Major.


  • Ancient history
  • Applied sociology
  • Archaeology
  • Asian studies
  • Chinese studies
  • Classical world
  • English
  • Environmental advocacy
  • French studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Indigenous studies
  • Indonesian studies
  • Italian studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and communications
  • Peace studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political and International studies
  • Regional change management
  • Studies in religion
  • Theatre and performance
  • Writing

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor qualification
  • Or Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline
  • Or Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours or Masters qualification in a relevant discipline

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to apply for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $56,432 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $56,432 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

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