12 months
28216 AUD/year
19504 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Employers value skills in communication, critical thinking and research — the core skills you’ll develop in the Master of Arts at University of New England. 


As a relatively unrestricted program of study, our Master of Arts from University of New England allows you to refine your professional skills, or gain skills and knowledge in a new field. The flexible nature of the degree means you can select subjects that relate to your major, as well as units from a range of different areas. You can also immerse yourself in research to dive deeper into your chosen area of study.

You will gain a mastery of higher level research and communication skills, detailed knowledge of your selected subject areas and key problem-solving skills. You will graduate more intellectually flexible, with a sharpened analytical mind, be trained to think independently, exercise initiative, and process information effectively. These are skills employers seek; helping you to future proof your career in a rapidly changing jobs landscape.

Career outcomes

Examples of careers that may be bolstered by a Master of Arts include, but are not limited to:

  • public relations
  • foreign affairs
  • overseas aid and development agencies
  • political and social advocacy
  • journalism
  • criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Majors include:

  • Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Chinese Studies, Classical World, English, Environmental Advocacy, French Studies, Geography, German Studies, History, Indonesian Studies, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Media and Communications, Medieval and Modern European Studies, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Political and International Studies, Sociology, Studies in Religion, Theatre and Performance, Water Sustainability and Writing.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A candidate shall:

  •  hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours or AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • CRICOS CODE 031796B

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28216 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19504 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply) - $12,100

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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