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Thinking about undertaking postgraduate studies in arts, humanities and social sciences? The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences offers a wide range of postgraduate coursework degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences to choose from. Applications for the Semester 2, 2023 are now open. Applications will close on 30 June 2023.

Our partnership with national cultural institutions provides students with unique networking opportunities, hands-on internship programs, and exciting fieldwork. With a postgraduate qualification in arts, humanities and social sciences from ANU, you could expand your career, build industry connections and have the flexibility to study in a way that works for you.

At the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, you will be able to further delve into your chosen field through a Master degree or a shorter Graduate Certificate.

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Hear from our students

I’m actually partially retired now, which allows me to enjoy my degree. I’m at the time of my life when I can just do things for fun without having to have a piece of paper in the next number of years.

Beata Tworek, Master of Contemporary Practices in Art and Design

Hear from our Alumni

ANU made me feel happy, at peace, and I enjoyed every day of my life there.

Jiani Li , Master of Museum and Heritage Studies

Master Degrees

A Master degree enables you to specialise in your chosen field, building on skills developed in your undergraduate study and/or professional experience. You may be eligible to study some postgraduate coursework programs even if you have a non-cognate background. These programs will take from one to two years full-time to complete.

We offer the following Master degrees:

Graduate Certificates

We offer shorter, flexible programs through a range of Graduate Certificate degrees. These can also be taken as a pathway to a Masters degree.

We offer the following Graduate Certificates:

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Updated:  22 March 2023/Responsible Officer:  CASS Marketing & Communications/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications