The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences offers:
academic staff with international research reputations, including 39 members of one, or both, of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, and three Fellows of the British Academy and four ARC Federation Fellows
access to 9 libraries which postgraduate students can access with the ability to borrow 40 items at any one time.
access to a wealth of electronic and traditional resources
each graduate field of study has a cohort of academics that meet regularly to induct students, provide graduate training in their specific fields, conduct staff and student seminars and master classes, and provide opportunities for collaborative work on grants and other projects
The College offers four types of graduate coursework programs: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master degree and Master (research) degree.
A Graduate Certificate can provide you with new skills and knowledge in a discipline in which you have not previously studied. Typically a Graduate Certificate takes students one semester full-time (or equivalent) to complete, and provides a pathway into a Graduate Diploma and/or Master degree.
Master degrees build on the knowledge developed through undergraduate and Honours degrees, as well as relevant work experience. The Master degrees, which often range from one to two years of full-time (or equivalent) study, allow you to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in specific areas of the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
MASTER (RESEARCH) DEGREE
An additional research component is available with many Master degree programs in the College. This can allow you to extend your research skills, and may provide a pathway into a higher degree by research. This research adds one semester of full-time study (or equivalent) to your degree.
A number of postgraduate degrees offered by the College include an internship, such as: