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Master's degree by coursework

A UWA master's degree recognises your thorough understanding of a research field or area of professional practice.

Graduates possess a range of academic and vocational attributes, such as:

  • advanced knowledge of a specialist body of topics
  • high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation and / or professional application through the planning and execution of project work or a piece of scholarship or research
  • creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations
  • ability to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently.

Master's degrees by coursework, administered by UWA's faculties can be either:

  • coursework – coursework is 100 per cent of the degree requirements.
  • coursework and dissertation – the dissertation component represents less than 66.6 per cent of the degree requirements.

UWA masters degrees

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