Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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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 (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


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Minimum candidature is one year full-time or two years part-time.


Research topics are decided in consultation with staff in the student's 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