Master of Arts

KPT/JPT (R2/310/7/0010) 03/25 - MQA/SWA0119

Why study a Master of Arts?

This research degree enables you to undertake substantial (a thesis of not more than 40,000 words or equivalent) 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.


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.


In 2021, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM42,333 for Malaysian students
  • RM46,556 for international students.

■ Once-only fees

  • Application - RM100
  • Registration - RM200

■ Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100

For more details on the student pass application fee, please click here.

Intake periods

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

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More information

Please contact Ms Eswary Sivalingam (Research Manager, Research Management Office) at or +603 5515 9632 (Direct Line) for more information about the Master of Arts.