Master's Degree in Australia

Top Masters Degrees in Australia 2017/2018

Master

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.

Master's Programs in Australia

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Master of Biological Sciences (MBS)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Canberra

The ANU Master of Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment Understanding biological science is integral to solving some of the greatest challenges facing humanity; from the threat of climate change, pests and disease to increasing pressures on global food supplies. Whether your interests are broad or unique, ANU offers a range of postgraduate programs to extend your skills in biosciences and help you find creative and innovative solutions to these challenges. The ANU Master of Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals. Make an enquiry directly with ANU Our program allows you to specialise in a particular area of biology such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. Alternatively, you can utilise the program to provide a broad overview of biological sciences today. Our practical classes refresh your traditional techniques while developing your skills and knowledge in new cutting edge techniques. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: demonstrate high level knowledge in the area of their study; apply their knowledge in biological sciences to new problems; interpret, synthesize and critically analyse published literature of relevance to biological sciences; demonstrate basic laboratory skills that are commonly used in biological sciences research; perform experimental work under guidance, interpret and analyse results, write reports; clearly communicate theory and results in both written and oral formats to specialist and non-specialist audiences.... [-]

Masters Degree Global Business Management

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
Campus Full time July 2018 Australia Sydney

This course was designed for experienced professionals wanting to change or enhance their careers or professionals with an undergraduate degree wishing to take their studies to another level. It provides an international business management qualification that enhances business acumen for the global hospitality and/or services organisation mindset. [+]

Course Entry Requirements Degree Qualification Age English Language Proficiency Qualification Global Business Management Master 21+ 6.5 IELTS ((i) or equivalent) Recognised bachelor degree (any field) How our postgraduate course works This course was designed for experienced professionals wanting to change or enhance their careers or professionals with an undergraduate degree wishing to take their studies to another level. It provides an international business management qualification that enhances business acumen for the global hospitality and/or services organisation mindset. All classes are held at our non-residential Executive Business Centre in Sydney. This location has the added advantage of being close to the hub of international companies in Australia, providing the chance to network while you undertake your studies. Course Units Summary The list below details each of the units within the Global Business Management Master degree throughout the 2 years of study. Every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of information units and lecturers do sometimes change. Current Students should always refer to the “Student and Staff Information System” (SSIS) for up to date information on lecturers, learning outcomes and assessment items. Year 1 Year 2 GBM901 The Global Mindset GBM914 Research Methods GBM902 Global Organisation GBM910 Marketing Across Borders (E) GBM903 Strategic Awareness GBM911 Resilient Businesses (E) GBM904 Entrepreneurship and Innovation GBM912 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (E) GBM905 Global Projects GBM913 Evaluating Technology for Global Business (E) GBM906 The Global Economy GBM915 Research Project (E) GBM907 Business Ethics GBM916 Global Human Resources Management (E) GBM908 Financial Decision Making GBM917 Transnational Business... [-]

Master of Business (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time Part time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina + 1 more

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Banking and Finance Law

Melbourne Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4  February 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialisation in banking and finance law is designed to provide students, practitioners and other professionals with a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the Australian and international financial sector. [+]

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialisation in banking and finance law is designed to provide students, practitioners and other professionals with a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the Australian and international financial sector. Most subjects have a practical focus. Subject choice includes banking (eg lending and banking products), funds management, finance transactions, superannuation, financial services and capital markets. Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Master of Banking and Finance Law will: Have an advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the field of banking and finance law, including:the legal and regulatory architecture of the Australian and international financial sector across a range of subject areas; key legal issues governing relationships between financial services providers and their customers, and the theory and practice of prudential and market integrity/consumer protection regulation of financial services; and the impact of globalisation, e-commerce and regulatory reform on the provision of financial services in Australia and internationally. Have expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills that equip them to independently:analyse, critically reflect on and synthesise complex information, concepts and theories in the field of banking and finance law; research and apply such information, concepts and theories to the relevant body of knowledge and practice; and interpret and transmit their knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences. Apply their knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner and... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Australia Sydney

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36  July 2018 Australia Port Macquarie + 1 more

Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. [+]

CSU's accredited Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. Why study this course? As well as meeting the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia, CSU's Master of Professional Accounting provides practical and relevant skills, opening the way to many vocational choices in areas of financial management, public practice, commerce and industry, government and semi-government organisations and accounting education. Our program is via online study, or international students may choose on campus study at our Port Macquarie campus or with the CSU Study Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney. Online students will have subjects taught using a range of blended learning techniques, which may include online study materials, video-captured lectures, online meetings, subject forums and additional study resources. You can also fast-track your degree by completing up to four subjects per session. The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you to: undertake and evaluate the conceptual basis of accounting and financial decision-making understand, evaluate and apply the principles of current accounting practice recognise and analyse the impact of the business environment on accounting theory and its application, including the regulatory requirements controlling the accounting process. Admission information Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects) For entry to the Master... [-]

Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 18 - 24  September 2017 Australia Melbourne

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. Choose Information and Communication Technology at La Trobe Get advanced skills and knowledge to launch a global career in ICT. Develop high-level skills through practical industry, IT and software projects. Learn about project management, system design, testing and documentation as you go. Follow your interests with our huge range of computer science, electronic engineering and networking electives. Learn at your own pace with options for acceleration and advanced standing. Study overseas with one of our partner universities. Career outcomes The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. This course equips you for management, research and development roles in: systems and security engineering software and hardware network design, management and engineering data communications telecommunications application protocol wireless networks and more. It also prepares you for roles as a: systems analyst information technology consultant information systems administrator software and applications trainer systems engineer security engineer and more. What you'll learn How to: develop solutions to real problems in team and individual environments manage communication between upper management and technology specialists deal with social and ethical issues like computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications develop software, websites and IT systems. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, electronic engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering with a credit average or higher. International students need an... [-]

Master of Engineering

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Engineering has been designed to meet Engineers Australia professional accreditation requirements. It enables professionals in Engineering and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamically developing and changing technological environment through the upgrading of their skills and knowledge. [+]

From 2017 the Master of Engineering will be offered at Parramatta campus and will no longer be offered at Penrith campus. The Master of Engineering has been designed to meet Engineers Australia professional accreditation requirements. It enables professionals in Engineering and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamically developing and changing technological environment through the upgrading of their skills and knowledge. The course provides students with training opportunities to foster a culture of life-long learning. Graduates of the course will have a firm foundation to further build their skills as their specialised professional field evolves. Advanced standing may be granted for relevant prior studies. The Master of Engineering enables professionals and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamic technological environment by upgrading their engineering skills and knowledge. This two-year program enables you to pursue a specialisation in civil, environmental, computer, electrical, telecommunications or mechatronic engineering. For western Sydney, engineering is of critical importance. The area is recognised by industrialists and developers as suitable for enormous expansion and with great industrial potential. For example, the M7 toll road in Sydney's south-west was the result of a joint research project between Western Sydney University and the Maunsell SMEC design team. Privately financed at $1.5 billion, the 40km road links the M5, M4 and M2 Motorways and is an essential part of transport in greater Sydney. The Centre for Infrastructure Engineering (opens in new window)Opens in a new window is the first of its kind in Australia and enables the School of Computing,... [-]

Master of Professional Practicing Accounting

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time February 2018 Australia Melbourne

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe! Keep up, move on and get ahead The global business world is evolving at an ever increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability. Opportunities to undertake Master level studies in Professional and Practising Accounting with a broad grasp of corporate, national and global business environments are rare. We offer the MPPA as an effective route to generate professional accounting capabilities for managers. You’ll develop the multidisciplinary skills necessary to make significant contributions to: corporate planning data informatio and knowledge management leadership of management teams development of corporate policy Contributions to corporate planning are especially relevant to the acquisition and exploitation of new capabilities and their longer term impact. You’ll be able to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with: creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning a high level of personal autonomy and accountability effective execution of substantial research-based projects Exit Points You’re able to exit the course after one year with a Graduate Diploma of Professional and Practising Accounting,... [-]

Master of Business France-Australia Dual Degree

IPAG Business School
Campus January 2018 Australia Sydney

Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. [+]

Presentation This valued partnership between Ipag Business School and the University of Newcastle enables students to pursue a double degree in one of three areas: Master of Business, Master of Marketing, Master of Human Resource Management. Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. These three masters are designed for students who have graduated from a broad spectrum of business programmes and who wish to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills for the new global business world. Students will develop strategic management competencies in the main decision-making areas of their programme and examine new issues in the modern business environment. This programme is taught in English and consist of two components: 1st semester at Ipag Business School Nice, 2nd semester at Newcastle University. [-]

Master of Professional Accounting DMPC

University of South Australia
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Adelaide

Designed in consultation with industry and the accounting profession, our Master of Professional Accounting provides you with the specialised knowledge and business skills necessary to perform as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-solving skills, and gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. Designed in consultation with industry and the accounting profession, our Master of Professional Accounting provides you with the specialised knowledge and business skills necessary to perform as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-solving skills, and gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice. Our teaching staff are industry experienced and maintain close working links with leading professional bodies such as CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. This collaboration ensures the knowledge you take into your career will meet the dynamic needs of industry, and your qualification remains relevant and applicable. As part of our Master program, you will study financial and management accounting, finance, commercial law, taxation law and auditing. You will also have opportunities to gain professional experience through case study based assessment and industry placements. Upon completion, you will be well equipped to pursue a career in Australia or overseas, in areas such as commerce, tax, financial management, or public practice. The University of South Australia is one of the nation’s premier business schools, ranked in the top one per cent worldwide. Aim This program is designed for non-accounting graduates to provide professional postgraduate education in the application of knowledge for those seeking a career in accountancy and for others seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills. [-]

Master of Planning

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3  January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Planning provides a new career path for design, planning and property professionals, equipping graduates with a broad understanding of planning issues alongside the negotiation skills and creative thinking required to resolve them. [+]

Whereas planning has often been seen as an approval process, UTS approaches the discipline as a critical task, one that connects communities with governments, institutions and developers. UTS firmly believes the best planners don't just apply existing regulations. UTS graduates are creative problem solvers and negotiators, able to work effectively in teams and with stakeholders to deliver workable solutions to complex residential, commercial and infrastructure development problems.

Through this course, students proactively engage with policy, environmental and demographic frameworks to understand how planning decisions shape the urban environment over the long term. This engagement is multidisciplinary, spanning planning, urban design, property, architecture/landscape architecture, economics, spatial analysis, law and urban ecology. The degree has both a strong sustainability focus and an emphasis on the property development cycle. Students learn about land markets and feasibility studies, and acquire the technical skills to perform complex and evidence-based forecasting. They also learn how to conduct large scale structure planning and design master planned developments for communities. Students achieve these outcomes by applying theory to real-world scenarios in real-world learning environments, including peer-led, multidisciplinary teamwork and discussions, case studies and field trips, with opportunities to travel internationally.... [-]


Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Hotel School Sydney & Melbourne
Campus Full time November 2017 Australia Sydney Melbourne + 1 more

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management. Your management and leadership skills will become highly refined. In the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, you will learn how to react to a variety of challenging situations while managing an exceptional experience for guests and visitors. You will learn to develop and implement hotel/tourism strategy to ensure the success of business goals at a global level with a deep understanding of how hospitality markets operate in different locations relevant to your business. You will learn how to operate hotels, tourism organisations, events, festivals, conventions and a variety of other hospitality-related situations to the highest standard. This master degree in tourism, hospitality and hotel management will provide you with lifelong learning skills, creativity and cultural competencies along with communications skills for a dynamic and global career. Course summary 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent# Sydney or Melbourne International students welcome 3 intakes per year: February, July, November 16 subjects / 192 credit points FEE-HELP available CRICOS code: 086101F Internships offered Course units Core... [-]

Master of Engineering Management

Southern Cross University (Online)
Online Part time Open Enrolment Australia Sydney

Managing a $200 million project is vastly different to working on a $200 million project. It takes vision, exceptional communication skills, broad industry knowledge, business acumen, and the ability to delegate effectively – even when your first instinct is to complete the task yourself. [+]

Master of Engineering Management Designing your future Duration: From eight months part-time Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify Study periods: Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec Fees: $2340 per unit Units: 8 Accreditation: May be able to claim as CPD with Engineers Australia The MBA of Engineering Managing a $200 million project is vastly different to working on a $200 million project. It takes vision, exceptional communication skills, broad industry knowledge, business acumen, and the ability to delegate effectively – even when your first instinct is to complete the task yourself. Our Master of Engineering Management is the MBA for engineers. Taught by industry and academic leaders, it’s designed to prepare you to lead and innovate in the top tiers, work across any engineering discipline, or start your own firm or consultancy. Bolster your engineering foundation with units covering economic viability and sustainability, infrastructure longevity and stakeholder participation. And, add a business administration flavour to your degree by choosing units in entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting, project management and leadership. A Master of Engineering Management from SCU Online will prime you for a future less “greenfield”. You’ll gain the skills to respond strategically to growing population demand for world-class infrastructure, as a versatile engineer who can manage multi-disciplinary teams, stakeholders, budgets and timelines. And, it can count towards your continued professional development (CPD) requirements with Engineers Australia or your relevant professional registering body. Career opportunities The Master of Engineering Management can help you move up in your discipline,... [-]

Master of Psychiatry

The University of Melbourne - Online
Online Part time January 2018 Australia Australia Online

With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest cutting-edge theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Australia 2017/2018. With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. If you are a medical practitioner who is looking for the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills in psychiatry, then this course is for you. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by regular feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa. Who the course is for This course is for dedicated medical practitioners with an interest in treating patients with mental illness who are looking to satisfy the Formal Education course requirements of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the core and specialties of psychiatry in order to provide outstanding clinical care to patients. Career... [-]