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Arts (Coursework), M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #443 (QS) ,
The Master of Arts (Coursework) program at Bond University offers an opportunity for graduates to continue studies in a particular area, or branch out into other areas. Graduates of this program will possess a strong and broad set of skills essential to all professions, no matter what their chosen career.


Specialise your knowledge

Growth in corporate organisations require graduates to obtain specialist knowledge. The Master of Arts (Coursework) at Bond University, Australia, allows graduates to tailor their studies to specialisations of interest. Graduates can choose from an array of disciplines, from Criminology, to International Relations and Communication. This flexible approach ensures graduates enhance their knowledge and specific skill set in an area of interest. 


Students in the Master of Arts (Coursework) program at Bond University are required to complete a major dissertation or a minor dissertation. Students can choose from a variety of foundation subjects that will support their dissertation. This flexibility ensure students are able to focus on an area of interest and graduate with desired specialist knowledge.

Intensive Mode Delivery (Postgraduate) 

The Master of Arts (Coursework) is delivered in intensive mode. Intensive Mode Delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles.   Subjects are generally delivered in either standard intensive or mixed mode.  Standard Intensive delivery is generally scheduled over two weekends during the semester with two sets of three-day sessions per subject, usually scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day) with a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two of each subject. Mixed mode subjects will include a mixture of compulsory online activities and on-campus workshops.  International students are required to be on campus every week. This mode of delivery will not impact the duration of the degree length.

Professional outcomes

The Master of Arts (Coursework) is suited to all students wishing to further their undergraduate studies in a specialist area of choice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Relational Communication
  • Strategic Organisational Communication & Leadership
  • Public Relations Masterclass
  • Human Communication Theory
  • Politically Motivated Violence
  • Forensic Criminology
  • Crime Analysis and Profiling
  • Transnational Crime

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Bond University accepts applications up to the semester of commencement.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code 078662F

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent from an approved institution in either communication, education, international relations, political science, political studies, global studies, sociology, legal studies, criminology, psychology or humanities/arts, as well as business studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27534 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13767 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27934 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13967 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

2020 fees: $14,647 per semester 

  • based on 4 subjects per semester

Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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