Master of Arts

KPT/JPT (R/310/7/0010) 03/20 - MQA/SWA0119

Why study a Master of Arts?

This research degree enables you to undertake substantial (30,000-40,000 words) independent research on a chosen topic, while under the supervision of an expert academic. Students often complete the masters by research because they would like to continue on to a PhD.


Course structure

The Monash University Handbook has detailed information about the structure and requirements for the Master of Arts.


Entry requirements

To enter Monash University Malaysia, students must satisfy particular academic, English language and age requirements.

To apply for the Master of Arts, you must have completed:

  • a four year Australian or New Zealand bachelor's degree with an overall result of upper H2B (Second Class Honours Division B, mark of 65-69) or above (normally with a research component in the fourth year), or
  • an Australian or New Zealand master's preliminary qualification with a significant research component and with an overall result of upper H2B (mark of 65-69) or above, or
  • an Australian or New Zealand coursework master's degree with a significant research component, and with an overall result of upper H2B (mark of 65-69) or above, or
  • an Australian or New Zealand research master's degree with an overall result of  upper H2B (mark of 65-69) or above, or
  • a qualification considered equivalent to one of the above.

Duration

The Master of Arts degree can be undertaken over two years of full-time or four years of part-time study. Student can start their candidature at any time of the year.


Fees


Tuition

In 2018, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM40,280 for Malaysian students
  • RM44,308 for international students.


Once-only fees

  • Application - RM100
  • Registration - RM200


Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100


Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM 2,840
  • Other countries - RM 2,008


Intake periods

You can apply for the Master of Arts at Monash Malaysia throughout the year, subject to availability of supervision.


Related courses

More information

Contact the School of Arts and Social Sciences for more information about the Master of Arts, including details about how to apply, industry links and teaching staff.