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To start putting your degree together, select any of the 250 courses below.

As you select the courses that will make up your degree, they’ll be added to your list. If you are interested in completing a specialisation, you must complete 40 units within that specialisation.

When you’re happy with your selections, email yourself the enrolment plan which will assist you in beginning the application process.

Core Courses

Students are advised to complete these four core courses in their first year of study, but are able to complete all courses in any sequence that is consistent with assumed knowledge requirements and course requisites. Students enrolled in the Masters program may be able to exit with a Graduate Certificate once they have completed the four (40 units) core courses. Students who exit with a Graduate Certificate may be eligible for re-admission to the Masters.

Specialisations / Elective Courses

Choose 80 more units from the list of specialisations below to fulfil the requirements of the program.

Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you.

Technology and Education Specialisation

Language Education Specialisation

Comparative and International Education Spec

Teaching Geography Specialisation

Linguistics Studies Specialisation

Property Specialisation

Complete a minimum of 40 units to fulfill the requirements of this specialisation.

CodeTitleUnits
ARBE6312Sustainable Development10 units
ARBE6321Property Economics and Finance10 units
ARBE6331Property and Facilities Management10 units
ARBE6341Property Law and Planning Legislation10 units
ARBE6351Property Investment and Evaluation10 units

Digital Media Studies Specialisation

Complete a minimum of 40 units to fulfill the requirements of this specialisation.

CodeTitleUnits
CMNS6040Digital Video10 units
CMNS6060eCulture and Audiences10 units
CMNS6070Narrative and Interactive Design10 units
DESN6350Design for Digital Media10 units
DESN6410Usability and Interaction Design10 units

Information Systems Specialisation

Complete a minimum of 40 units to fulfill the requirements of this specialisation.

CodeTitleUnits
INFO6001Database Management 110 units
INFO6002Database Management 210 units
INFO6030Systems Analysis and Design10 units
INFO6050Process Analysis and Problem Solving10 units
INFO6090Business Intelligence for the Enterprise10 units

Information Technology Specialisation

Transdisciplinary Research Specialisation

Complete a minimum of 40 units to fulfill the requirements of this specialisation.

CodeTitleUnits
PGTD6011Transdisciplinary Research - Minor Thesis A20 units
PGTD6012Transdisciplinary Research - Minor Thesis B20 units
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Core Courses
CodeCourse TitleUnits
PGTD6001Advanced Academic and Communication Practices10 units
PGTD6002Critical Thinking, Critical Theory10 units
PGTD6003Creative Thinking10 units
PGTD6004Unravelling Complexity10 units
Elective Courses
CodeCourse TitleUnits