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Master of Studies
Master of Studies

Master of Studies

  • ID:UWA610031
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$74,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$74,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$105,140.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The course provides you with the opportunity to select a unique combination of postgraduate units to achieve your academic, professional and/or personal goals. You are able to enrol in a broad range of postgraduate units offered by different schools and faculties across the University, dependant on your previous study and professional experience. After completing four units (24 points) across the disciplines, you then nominate an area in which you would like to gain a depth of knowledge, in which you take a minimum of four units (24 points). These may include a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.

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Pathway Courses

In consultation with the course adviser, students will initially complete 24 points (4 units) of breadth from elective units available in all faculties. At the completion of the first 24 points (4 units) of the course, each student will be required to nominate their area of disciplinary or cross-disciplinary depth within which they will take a minimum of 24 points (4 units) including units that enable them to to plan, and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship. Remaining units will be selected in consultation with the course adviser as electives to complement and inform study in the area of disciplinary or cross-disciplinary depth. A minimum of 50 per cent of units must be studied at Level 5. The interdisciplinary service learning SVLG5003 Wicked Problems is highly recommended for all Master of Studies students.

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