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University of Sydney Graduate Arts Degrees

Studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney means joining a vibrant, academically rigorous community and having the opportunity to develop and hone your research, analytical and critical thinking skills--no matter where your interests lie within the arts, humanities and social sciences. As the first faculty of the University of Sydney, it has a long and rich tradition of leading academic research and teaching, and continues to provide a spectrum of course and degree options for graduate students.

With 35 postgraduate coursework programs spanning traditional and emerging disciplines, as well as a countless array of research opportunities, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sydney offers the most comprehensive range of humanities and social science programs in Australia.

So whether you want to advance your career with vocational education or simply enrich your understanding of the world, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers you a world-class environment for learning.

At the University of Sydney, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences comprises several schools that include

  • The School of Letters, Arts and Media;
  • The School of Language and Culture;
  • The School of Philisophical and Historical Inquiry;
  • The School of Social and Political Sciences; and
  • The School of Economics.

Under the Faculty of Arts, these four schools offer the following postgraduate coursework programs:
Master of Applied Linguistics
Master of Art Curatorship
Master of Arts
Master of Asian Studies
Master of Buddhist Studies
Master of Creative Writing
Master of Crosscultural Communication
Master of Cultural Studies
Master of Development Studies
Master of Digital Communication and Culture
Master of Economics
Master of Film Studies
Master of Health Communication
Master of Health Security
Master of Human Rights
Master of Human Rights and Democratization
Master of International Security
Master of International Studies
Master of Media Practice
Master of Museum Studies
Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
Master of Political Economy
Master of Professional Communication
Master of Public Administration
Master of Public Policy
Master of Publishing
Master of Strategic Public Relations
Master of Translation Studies
Master of US Studies

The Master of Arts is available in the following specializations: Archaeology; Arabic and Islamic Studies; Art History; English; Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies; History; Holocaust Studies; Philosophy; Sociology; and Social Policy.

Students wanting to undertake postgraduate research can enrol in a Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

While the Sydney Conservatorium of Music does not fall under the umbrella of the Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, it is important to note that it is Australia’s premier tertiary music institution. It plays a pivotal role in the Australian musical landscape – increasingly so in the Asia Pacific. Ideally situated at the centre of Sydney’s CBD and arts precinct, and minutes from the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Conservatorium provides a comprehensive musical education, imparting the necessary knowledge, skills, and aesthetic to thrive in this exciting new century of music.

Sydney's degree programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels underscore the four key areas of performance, composition, music education and musicology. Mentored by leaders in your chosen field, students may either specialise in their area of interest or explore combinations of areas. Students of the University of Sydney engage with a community of scholars comprising the top 40 universities in the world, including Harvard, Yale, Oxford and Cambridge.

Areas of study

  • Arts Music
  • Brass
  • Composition and Music Technology, Conducting, Contemporary Music
  • Historical Performance
  • Jazz
  • Music Education, Musicology
  • Organ Studies
  • Percussion, Piano Accompaniment, Piano
  • Strings
  • Vocal & Opera Studies
  • Woodwind

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