Master of Arts

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Master of Arts
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration

2 years full time or part time equivalent

CRICOS course code001869E
Deakin course codeA800

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Arts is a supervised research program. Your research will be conducted under the supervision of a panel, chaired by an experienced principal supervisor.  Other members of the panel may be internal or external to Deakin University and will be appointed to assist the principal supervisor.  

Research information

Research areas

Supervision is available in most discipline areas offered by the Faculty. Contact the Higher Degree by Research Officer on Tel 03 5227 2226 or email

artsed-research@deakin.edu.au

Research scholarships

Deakin University offers scholarships for study towards higher degrees by research. For further information, contact the Research Scholarships Officer, telephone 03 5227 3492 or email research-scholarships@deakin.edu.au

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

A candidate is required to complete a thesis of 40 000-50 000 words, embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment.  Candidates in the arts may submit a thesis comprising creative works and an exegesis of no fewer than 10 000-12 000 words. After a suitable qualifying period, generally at or post colloquium, Master of Arts candidates showing significant promise as research students may apply to transfer their enrolment to the Doctor of Philosophy program.  Transfer is dependent on meeting the required academic standard and full support from your principal supervisor.