Master of Cross Cultural Relations

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Considering a career in international cultural development? This unique Master’s program offered by the Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and other Schools within Western Sydney University, will boost your prospects.The course will help you develop an advanced understanding of intercultural communication and competence, international business management, cultural diplomacy, and the cultural policy and practice in Australia and China. A major research project in cultural exchange will be carried out in the second year, to apply the knowledge and skills from previous units to a real life setting which may involve a work placement in Australia.


120 credit points


  • Chinese cultural policy and practice
  • Australian cultural policy and practice
  • cultural diplomacy and soft power
  • researcher development.

Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in humanities, social sciences, Asian studies, international relations, languages, linguistics, creative arts, or business and management
  • Or successful completion of an undergraduate degree in any discipline AND a minimum of two years full-time equivalent professional work experience in related roles.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $45,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Successful completion of this Masters program provides a pathway to higher degree research study. Full-time international students enrolling in this program will spend 18 months in Australia, the first year on coursework, and the second on a major research project.

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