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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleMA
CRICOS code038571G
Standard duration of study (years)2 years FT, 4 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Sunway)
Off-campus (Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Refer to school or centre contact details under the relevant discipline in the 'Areas of study' section at


  • Minimum candidature is one year full-time or two years part-time.


Research topics are decided in consultation with staff in the students' chosen discipline. For details refer to relevant entries under 'Areas of study' in the Faculty of Arts section of this handbook at

Research component

100 per cent


In close consultation with a supervisor, candidates undertake a supervised program of research and submit a thesis of 30,000 to 40,000 words.


Master of Arts