Master On Campus Online

Master of Philosophy (Arts and Education)

Charles Sturt University

12 months
28000 AUD/year
24000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Make a difference – to the world and to your career – by discovering new knowledge. The Master of Philosophy (Arts and Education) from Charles Sturt University is your opportunity to tackle real-world issues in innovative and impactful ways.  


Build your research skills, investigate a question close to your heart, and gain a competitive edge in your professional ambitions. With the guidance of a committed academic community, you’ll gain advanced research skills as you critically analyse a topic that fires your imagination. You’ll have the opportunity to attend seminars and connect with your research community and enhance your knowledge, alongside producing original findings via a thesis. 

You can choose to study your research degree on campus or online, part-time or full-time – whatever works for you to pursue your research goals. And with applications open throughout the year, whenever you’re ready, we’re ready to help make it happen. We also have a range of scholarships and financial support that can make pursing your goals that bit easier.

At Charles Sturt University, our research strengths focus on three key areas: resilient people, flourishing communities and sustainable environments. Whether you want to delve more deeply into the arts, education, humanities, social work, theology – or any number of other fields – you’ll have the opportunity and support needed to really make your mark and benefit your community.

Career opportunities

A Master of Philosophy (Arts and Education) makes you stand out in the marketplace. Whether you want to bring added value to your current role, seek promotion, or move into a different type of organisation – such as a government agency or a not-for-profit – the advanced skills you’ll gain in your master’s degree are in demand by all kinds of employers. Whether in policy, research or industry, you’ll be well placed to pursue your career goals in Australia or overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masters Research (Arts & Education)
  • Masters Research (Theology)
  • Research Methods
  • Research Proposal 
  • Master's Research Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 103017A (Uni Wide) 

Applicants should hold:

  • a Bachelors (Honours) with Class 1 or Class 2 Division 1 from Charles Sturt University; or
  • a relevant coursework Master’s degree with evidence of research equivalent to a Charles Sturt University16 point subject or greater, at a Distinction level or above; or
  • an award from another accredited tertiary institution, accepted by the University as equivalent to one of the above awards, and/or
  • have demonstrated in study or professional performance potential to undertake research at a Master degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: if you’re a successful applicant for an Australian Government supported Research Training Program scholarship, you won't pay any tuition fees.

Living costs for Bathurst

1260 - 2250 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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