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Degree

Master of Asian and Pacific Studies ( Coursework )

Course code: #7514

master

Degree

Master of Asian and Pacific Studies ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $45,360 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    5 out of 7

  • CRICOS Code

    093286M

Highlights
Research

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Thesis

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 22-December-2021 2021-12-22
Winter-July 15-May-2022 2022-05-15

Overview

Master of Asian and Pacific Studies

This two-year program will build your unique regional expertise in Asian and Pacific Studies through deep knowledge and innovative research. 

MAPS immerses you in a nuanced understanding of national and transnational developments regarding people, technologies, languages, and ideas. 

The program allows you to develop in-depth knowledge by specialising in particular Asian and Pacific regions, disciplines, or thematic areas (such as politics and international affairs, history and culture, the environment, gender, or translation). 

In this program, you are encouraged to develop language skills that you can use in your specialised work. 

For those who wish to design an independent project, this degree provides an opportunity to pursue advanced research through a thesis

The Master of Asian and Pacific Studies allows you to work within one of the largest world-class concentrations of scholars focused on Asian and Pacific. 

The ANU is a global leader in the teaching of Asia and Pacific languages and offers notable opportunities for in-country study. 

Successful completion of this degree offers an ideal pathway into a profession where deep knowledge of Asia and the Pacific, advanced research and writing skills, and high levels of independent project management are required.  

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$57,060

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,668
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,700
Tuition 1 person $45,360

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
18
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
20
reading

PTE

64
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo test which must be taken and submitted after April 2020 for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021, and Semester 1 2022 only.

110 plus recorded interview with Initial View.115 or better for entry without recorded interview

The IELTS Indicator and TOEFL internet based test Home Edition will be accepted for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021 or Semester 1 2022 only.

ANU College programs deliver pathways to ANU designed to help you successfully transition to undergraduate or postgraduate study. 

Academic English Preparation
Academic English Preparation (AEP) is a 10-week program focused on English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. 

AEP is designed to equip international students with skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia, and to successfully transition to other courses at ANUC. 

To enrol in AEP, you must have an IELTS of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each band) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 40 with a minimum of 12 in writing. 

Once enrolled, you must achieve a score of 60 per cent or more to successfully complete AEP. No additional IELTS is required to progress to Foundation Studies or ANU Access. 
ANU Access
ANU Access is a 10-week intensive program with a strong focus on academic English. 

To be eligible for ANU Access, you must have an overall IELTS of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 68 with a minimum of 18 in writing

A range of other English language tests are also accepted. Once you successfully complete the program you can enter your degree at ANU.


Academic background and requirement

  1. Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 5/7; or
  2. Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at *ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  3. Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a GC or international equivalent with a GPA of 4/7; or
  4. GD or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
  5. 48 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a GPA of 4/7; or
  6. GC or international equivalent with a GPA of 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  7. GRE General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  8. A minimum of 10 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.

*-ANZSCO : Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations

Application for course credits

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. 

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit. 

Cognate Disciplines

Asian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Diplomacy, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History, International Business, International Relations, Language Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Media Studies and Journalism, Pacific Studies, Politics and Public Policy, Security Studies, Sociology

Career opportunities

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Affairs Analyst/Consultant

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