• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The world and its inhabitants are becoming increasingly globalised and digitalised. A new world of possibility is opening up at rapid speed, and there are career opportunities that don’t even exist yet and this Master of Studies is taught at University of Newcastle.


If you're the kind of person that enjoys analysing future trends and tackling complex challenges, your insatiable curiosity makes you an invaluable commodity in the ever-evolving workplaces of today and the future.


Your unparalleled access to our postgraduate offerings gives you the opportunity to design a curriculum meaningful to you and your career. You’ll graduate with a unique combination of high-level knowledge and expertise to develop your career, perhaps in industries and roles that do not even yet exist at this Master of Studies from University of Newcastle.

Here are some examples of possible combinations:

  • Digital Media, Environmental Management and Built Environment to prepare students to work in sustainable urban planning;
  • Applied Linguistics, Public Health and Marketing for a role in multicultural health communications;
  • Nursing, Social Change and Development and Project and Property Management to tackle problems in international aid;
  • Public Health, Information Technology and Business Administration for a career managing technology and change in health administration; and
  • Economics, Family Studies and Psychology to prepare students for a career as a government policy officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Academic and Communication Practices 
  • Critical Thinking, Critical Theory 
  • Creative Thinking 
  • Unravelling Complexity 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Only for domestic
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

CRICOS Provider 00109J

Direct entry to the MSt Program (120 units) may be available for applicants who have at a minimum:

  • A three year Bachelor Degree (an AQF level 7 qualification) in any discipline

Applicants with a Bachelor Honours Degree, a Graduate Certificate or a Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8 qualifications) or above will be given recognition of prior learning towards 40 units of directed or elective courses. Recognition of prior learning and credit will be assessed at admission in accordance with relevant University policies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33155 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33155 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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