Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Arts.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2017:

Indicative annual fee 2017: AUD$ 17440

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Email: hass@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1333

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Arts.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

CRICOS Code: 034017K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 27088

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Master of Arts?

The program provides analytical and research skills which are valuable to students in all their professional activities.

Changes to this program and course list are planned for 2017 (subject to approval by university committees). Please note that options in 2017 may be different to those currently listed.

What you can study

This is a coursework program which offers graduates of any discipline the opportunity to study in the area of Humanities and Writing, Editing & Publishing.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Arts.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Arts

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Additional application information

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

To satisfy the requirement for "same discipline" a minimum amount of content in that discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30% of program content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.


Writing, Editing and Publishing requires a portfolio of written work. The portfolio should include approximately 10 word processed pages of writing (e.g. assignments submitted in previous courses, workplace documents, creative writing manuscripts).

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Additional application requirements

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

To satisfy the requirement for "same discipline" a minimum amount of content in that discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30% of program content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.


Writing, Editing and Publishing requires a portfolio of written work. The portfolio should include approximately 10 word processed pages of writing (e.g. assignments submitted in previous courses, workplace documents, creative writing manuscripts).

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 034017K

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2017:

Indicative annual fee 2017: AUD$ 17440

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 27088

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2017 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Arts

Careers

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers postgraduate coursework programs that enable students to upgrade their skills and professional development needs for employment. Graduates of this program receive a qualification that will enhance their employment opportunities in all areas of the public service and private enterprise. In the face of unprecedented change and uncertainty at both a local and global level, organisations are seeking graduates who can think critically and react positively to these changes. Arts graduates are in the ideal position to meet this challenge with their ability to think independently, reason logically, write and communicate clearly.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Arts

To complete the Master of Arts, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student enrolled in the #24 program is required to obtain #24 from the MA List in the chosen field.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Arts.

Program Rules for the Master of Arts

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: