Graduate coursework


Master of Classical Studies

Graduate studies in Classics offers you the opportunity to explore the languages, literature and mythology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds as well as their history, culture and social life. You can develop your perspective not only on the ancient world but on the modern world too.

Master of Classical Studies (Advanced)

This program includes a thesis, and is entered by transfer from the Master of Classical Studies, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.

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Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture

The Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture is an innovative new degree, providing you with an introduction to humanities study and research, coupled with the opportunity to specialise in biographical research and writing, digital humanities, or public humanities and culture. This degree equips you with cutting-edge skills in digital technologies, research and writing for both the scholarly and public sphere.

Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture (Advanced)

This program includes a thesis, and is entered by transfer from the Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for your thesis.

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Master of General and Applied Linguistics

Graduate studies in linguistics at ANU draws upon the expertise of the largest concentration of linguists in the southern hemisphere. For more than 20 years research in linguistics at ANU has focused on the descriptive and comparative study of the languages of Australia, Papua-New Guinea, the Pacific Islands, Indonesia and China. We offer teaching in field and formal linguistics and research across more languages than any other Australian University.

Master of General and Applied Linguistics (Advanced)

This program includes a thesis, and is entered by transfer from Master of General and Applied Linguistics with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.

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Master of Translation

The Master of Translation program is designed to provide students with a focused qualification in the practice of literary translation. It gives students an understanding of the history of translation, and an appreciation of a number of critical issues in the field. Language specialisations include: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Classical Latin and Greek, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese, Javanese, Korean, Pacific Pidgins, Persian, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Tetum, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Master of Translation (Advanced)

This program includes a thesis, and is entered by transfer from the Master of Translation, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.

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Diploma of Languages

The Diploma of Languages will prepare you for our increasingly globalised world, offering language fluency in Ancient Greek, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Thai, Urdu or Vietnamese. Many of the languages taught at ANU are not available at any other Australian university.

The Diploma is part-time only, and is available as a standalone program, or in conjunction with another program. Depending on your level of proficiency, you may be able to study more than one language as part of the Diploma. This program is not available for international students.

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