Master of Arts


For candidates admitted under Rule (c)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor with Honours or an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
48 cps
Advanced Standing 48  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
WRIT503 Research in Writing 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
ARTS501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 30 credit points from the following units:
30 cps
COMM587 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
ENGL502 Gothic Fiction 6  
ENGL504 Reading Fantasy Literature 6  
ENGL506 Science Fiction 6  
ENGL508 Graphic Novels as Literature 6  
ENGL510 Children's Literature 6  
ENGL541 Renaissance Matters 6  
ENGL542 Perspectives on Shakespeare 6  
ENGL551 Victorian Literature and Culture 6  
ENGL561 American Odyssey 6  
ENGL572 Place and Belonging in Australian Literature 6  
ENGL581 The Contemporary Novel 6  
ENGL582 Literature and the Environment 6  
ENGL583 World Literature: Words Without Borders 6  
ENGL584 Reading Crime 6  
ENGL590 Ways of Reading: Literary Theory 6  
WRIT504 Writing Short Fiction 6  
WRIT526 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
WRIT529 Publishing Practice 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 6 credit points at 500-level:
0-6 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

Course Plans for each Commencing Trimester

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