Bond University

Introduction

RIGHT NOW, this moment, the world is changing. Big changes, small changes, climate changes, gear changes… The future belongs to those that are making history now, the quick thinkers acting on their feet now, and the innovators blazing new trails now. With so much happening in the world, why wouldn’t you learn from right now?

The way we learn at Bond University means you’ll never be left behind. You’ll experience things at Bond that will push you forward. At Bond University, you will learn how to learn in the now. We are challenging, volunteering, practicing and collaborating. RIGHT NOW, you could learn from everyone and everything from a university that values now.

As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Why Bond?

Because we do things differently.
From a student perspective, Bond University stands alone. The reason why? Well, actually there are three of them, all which add up to a far better university experience and outcome for you - regardless of which field of study you choose.
  1. FINISH YOUR DEGREE SOONER
    At Bond, you won’t be losing time with long breaks between semesters. We run three full semesters a year, with intakes in January, May and September. This means for certain programs you can complete 12-subject master’s in just a year. It also means you don’t have to wait until next February or July to get started on your degree. If you’re ready to get your future underway, our next intake is just around the corner.
  2. BE MENTORED BY WORLD LEADING ACADEMICS
    Bond’s personalised teaching philosophy means you will learn in smaller class sizes with unprecedented one-on-one access to your professors. Even outside class time, our academics have an open door policy that means they will not only know you by name, they’ll actively mentor your progress.
  3. GRADUATE BETTER PREPARED
    At Bond, we believe education goes beyond the classroom. Part of our unique approach is to help you develop a strong foundation of leadership attributes that will prepare you for success and rapid career progression. This is why our graduates are the first choice for many employers. They are immediately distinguishable in the workplace for their confidence, maturity, global awareness, communication skills and leadership qualities. Bond sets you up to succeed.
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Master of Arts (by Research)

Campus Full time 104  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Arts program provides students with the necessary research skills for academic careers in the university or research sector, or professional employment. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirement for admission is: A four year (eight semesters) honours degree – First Class, 2A, 2B; or A qualification or combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to the above by the Higher Degrees by Research Committee. [-]

Master of Arts (Coursework)

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

Bond University’s Master of Arts (Coursework) program offers an opportunity for graduates to continue studies in a particular area, or branch out into other areas. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of an undergraduate degree from an approved institution in either international relations, political science, political studies, global studies and humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Bond University’s Master of Arts (Coursework) program offers an opportunity for graduates to continue studies in a particular area, or branch out into other areas. Graduates of this program will possess a strong and broad set of skills essential to all professions, no matter what their chosen career. A range of majors are available in the program allowing students to tailor their qualifications to suit their specific career interests. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (2) Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Majors (6) Choose three subjects (two majors) from the following list of subjects: > Communication Advertising Masterclass: Brand Experience and Advanced Strategic Planning Human Communication Theory Public Relations Masterclass Relational Communication Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Strategic Organisational Communication & Leadership > Criminology Crime Analysis and Profiling Forensic Criminology Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach Politically Motivated Violence Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Transnational Crime > International Relations Diplomacy Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach Political Economy of Global Development Politically Motivated Violence Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Strategic Asia Dissertation / Portfolio (4) You must choose one of the following combinations of subjects as their dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A Major Dissertation / Portfolio B OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A... [-]

Master of Arts (TESOL)

Campus or Online Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent in education, language, linguistics, applied linguistics or language related disciplines at an approved institution; or Recognised qualification in teacher education; OR hold an undergraduate degree, plus a certification in TESOL plus a minimum five years experience in teaching English. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. The program aims to prepare prospective teachers of English as a Second Language for their future career and to assist current TESOL teachers in extending their professional knowledge. Subject content covers theoretical aspects of language, language teaching, language acquisition and the practical applications of these in language teaching. The Master of Arts (TESOL) prepares teachers for an international career in the diverse global world. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Dependent on commencement of program and Option Choice, students can choose from the below listed subjects. Foundation Subjects (7) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Teaching English in Diverse Contexts Professional Practice in Language Teaching Nature of Language Second Language Learners Language in Society Language Teacher Skills Option Choice: You may choose either the Minor or Major Option. Minor (50cp) Supervised Project in TESOL A 10CP OR English in Professional Context Supervised Project in TESOL B 10cp Language Assessment and Evaluation Plus two of the following three subjects dependent upon subject availability. World Englishes Learning Through Observation Curriculum Design Major (40cp) Dissertation in TESOL A (20cp) Dissertation... [-]

Master

Master of Accounting

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Accounting provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the accounting profession. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than accounting, the program offers a firm academic grounding and hands-on appreciation of the globally recognised industry. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than accounting, or hold a non-degree professional accounting qualification with at least five years’ work experience.PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Master of Accounting provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the accounting profession. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than accounting, the program offers a firm academic grounding and hands-on appreciation of the globally recognised industry. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (12) Accounting PrinciplesAccounting Theory & ApplicationApplied Research ProjectAuditingBusiness LawEconomics for BusinessFinancial AccountingInformation Analysis and SystemsManagement Accounting and Strategy Managerial Finance Security Appraisal and ValuationTaxation Practice For Accountants PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Accounting and financial literacy skills are needed by every business in the world. Accounting is a globally recognised profession with a broad range of roles, often leading to careers in senior management. Master of Accounting graduates are eligible for employment in professional accounting practices (public accounting or chartered accountants), corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The degree is also useful to managers who are exposed to accounting on a day-to-day basis. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)CPA AustraliaInstitute of Public Accountants (IPA)COMBINED DEGREES The following combined degree is available: MBA / Master of Accounting (CRICOS Course Code: 088913J) [-]

Master of Accounting (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Accounting (Professional) program gives students with undergraduate credentials in other fields an opportunity to gain a professional accounting qualification. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Accounting program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Actuarial Practice

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus Practice Subjects. [+]

The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus the following subjects: Practice Subjects (4) Actuarial Control Cycle 1 Actuarial Control Cycle 2 Investments and Asset Modelling Actuarial Research Essay (20 Weeks) [-]

Master of Actuarial Science

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Science combines advanced mathematics, statistics, data analytics, actuarial risk theory, finance, economics and accounting subjects with large-scale, real-life commercial data analysis. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than actuarial science. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Emerging as a key growth sector of the 21st century, actuarial science applies elements of economics, finance, statistics and advanced mathematics to interpret, manage and evaluate risk. Never before have organisations had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter. The Master of Actuarial Science is a three semester degree that provides students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative field and an opportunity to complete Part I with the Actuaries Institute. The Master of Actuarial Science is taught in smaller classes for personalised attention and allows students unparalleled access to Bond University's Macquarie Trading Room and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of crunching 'big data' numbers to create practical solutions for real world problems. Bond is the only university in Queensland to offer the program fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (9) Advanced Modelling Contingencies Corporate Finance Derivative Products Financial Mathematics Insurance Models Investments Macroeconomics Mathematical Statistics Electives (7) You must complete approved postgraduate elective subjects. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Actuarial Science has emerged as a key growth sector of the 21st century and is consistently ranked among the best careers in the world. High graduate starting salaries and full employment rates reflect the growing demand... [-]

Master of Actuarial Science (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Advertising

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Advertising is designed to provide students with the theoretical as well as the practical skills essential for a career in advertising and related industries. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of a bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed master’s degree. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Advertising is designed to provide students with the theoretical as well as the practical skills essential for a career in advertising and related industries. Delivered through an innovative learning experience where course work is balanced with studio-based teaching and learning activities, students will learn from experienced academics and industry professionals. Throughout the program, students will be actively involved in the day-to-day requirements and challenges of developing commercial campaign concepts and design communication initiatives for clients in a studio-based learning environment. In addition, creative solution finding methods and techniques will provide highly transferable skills that are in strong demand across numerous industries seeking innovative products and practices and who are focused on user experience. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (6) Advertising Masterclass: Brand Experience & Advanced Strategic Planning Code for Creatives Consumption, Experience and Design Design, Thinking and Ideation in Advertising Social Media: Risks and Opportunities OR Public Relations Masterclass Design Communications Studio Subjects (3) Advertising Studio I Advertising Studio II Advertising Studio III PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Advertising program will enable you to enter the advertising industry in a variety of roles, ranging from management positions to creative roles in advertising or related professions. Designed and structured around a predominantly studio-based teaching environment, this innovative program will prepare you for the dynamic culture and interdisciplinary knowledge base that characterises the modern advertising industry. A particular focus of this program... [-]

Master of Architecture

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Architecture at the Abedian School of Architecture is designed to develop the emerging architectural professional to be fearless in their design ability, as well as possess the confidence to change the world and the habitats of the future through their creative design skills, imaginative vision, strategic thinking and technical proficiency. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Domestic applicants Completion of a Bond University Bachelor of Architectural studies at a credit average (GPA 2.0/4.0) AND/OR high quality portfolio of design work. Completion of an undergraduate degree program approved by the Australia New Zealand Architecture Program Accreditation Procedure (ANZAPAP) with a credit average (GPA 2.0/4.0 or 5.0/7.0) AND/OR high quality portfolio of design work. Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.0/4.0 are required to include a portfolio for further consideration for entry. International applicants A combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree program approved by the Australia New Zealand Architecture Program Accreditation Procedure (ANZAPAP) with a credit average (GPA 2.0/4.0 or 5.0/7.0) PLUS high quality portfolio of design work. English language IELTS 7.0 (no sub score less than 6.5) or equivalent Bond University approved language test. Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Architecture at the Abedian School of Architecture is designed to develop the emerging architectural professional to be fearless in their design ability, as well as possess the confidence to change the world and the habitats of the future through their creative design skills, imaginative vision, strategic thinking and technical proficiency. Delivered through a comprehensive design studio environment, current issues are debated through historical and philosophical architectural thought as well as contemporary states of urban habitation, challenges to a sustainable ecology and the ramifications of modern technology. Professional architectural concerns in law, contracts and ethics are also examined which prepare you for... [-]

Master of Building Surveying

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Building Surveying offers you the chance to increase your knowledge in the field of building surveying. You will study with world-class academics and experienced practitioners in one of Australia’s most environmentally friendly buildings. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree (including but not limited to building surveying, construction / building, quantity surveying, architecture, civil / structural engineering); or Completion of a Bond University Graduate Diploma of Building Surveying; or A combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the qualifications listed in the AIBS Scheme for Assistant Building Surveyor plus two years building surveying experience or six years’ experience in general building. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Building Surveying offers you the chance to increase your knowledge in the field of building surveying. You will study with world-class academics and experienced practitioners in one of Australia’s most environmentally friendly buildings. The program comprises two specialist subjects plus six shared core subjects. Completion of a further four postgraduate elective subjects, selected from the suite of programs offered by the Faculty of Society & Design will allow you to graduate with a Master of Building Surveying. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying (4) Building Controls and Regulations Fire Engineering Planning and Assessment Processes Structures and Soil Mechanics Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying (8) Building Controls & Regulations Building Pathology & Forensic Engineering Expert Witness & Dispute Resolution Fire Engineering Planning and Assessment Processes Real Estate Property Rights Structure and Soil Mechanics... [-]

Master of Business

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Business provides students with a foundation in a variety of business practices, plus the ability to specialise in Finance, International Business or Marketing. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average from a recognised institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Business provides students with a foundation in a variety of business practices, plus the ability to specialise in Finance, International Business or Marketing. Designed for recent graduates and professionals looking to change their career focus, the Master of Business provides a strong grounding for advancement in business. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (7) Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Behaviour in Organisations Economics for Business Managerial Finance Marketing Fundamentals Strategy OR Entrepreneurship Specialisations (5) You must complete five subjects from one of the following disciplines: Finance International Business Marketing PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Master of Business graduates should have highly developed planning, analytical and interpersonal skills that will enable them to professionally advance their career prospects in business. The program also provides global networking opportunities. [-]

Master of Business (Professional)

Campus Full time Part time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina + 1 more

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Communication

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Communication will allow you to further your career in communication by equipping you with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to industry. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree from an approved institution in either criminology, sociology, legal studies, psychology, humanities / arts or business studies. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Communication will allow you to further your career in communication by equipping you with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to industry. It provides an ideal balance of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, problem solving abilities, interpersonal skills and a high level of written communication. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (8) Advertising Masterclass: Brand Experience and Advanced Strategic Planning Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Human Communication Theory Public Relations Masterclass Relational Communication Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Strategic Organisational Communication and Leadership Dissertation / Portfolio (4) You must choose one of the following combinations of subjects as your dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A Major Dissertation / Portfolio B OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Plus a Communication Internship and Portfolio. DISSERTATION / PORTFOLIO TOPICS The Faculty of Society & Design has highly skilled academic staff who can provide supervision to students in the following research areas: Advertising and Brand Experience in a Multi-Channel Environment Advertising Creativity: Concepts and Applications Advertising Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Building Teamwork in the Virtual Workplace Convergence and Digital Industries... [-]

Master of Communication (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Communication (Professional) allows students to further their careers in Communication by equipping them with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to industry, culminating with a professional segment comprising a professional portfolio, field project and field project report. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Communication program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Construction Practice

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

This program covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction practice, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree from an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction practice, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. It also contains a strong sustainability theme which equips you with distinctive skills that are highly sought after in the built environment. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Construction Practice (4) You must complete the following two subjects: Measurement 1 Understanding Buildings Plus two subjects from the following options: Commercial Construction and Engineering Early Estimating and Cost Planning Measurement 2 Principles of Project Management Project Contract Administration Structures and Soil Mechanics Building Services Graduate Diploma in Construction Practice (8) You must complete the following two subjects: Measurement 1 Understanding Buildings Plus six subjects from the following options: Commercial Construction and Engineering Early Estimating and Cost Planning Measurement 2 Principles of Project Management Project Contract Administration Structures and Soil Mechanics Building Services Master of Construction Practice (12) To complete a Master of Construction Practice, you must complete all of the subjects below: Building Controls and Regulation Commercial Construction and Engineering Early Estimating and Cost Planning Fire Engineering Integrated Measurement and Professional Practice Measurement 1 Measurement 2 Principles of Project Management Project Contract Administration Structures and Soil Mechanics Sustainable Building Services Understanding Buildings... [-]

Master of Construction Practice (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Construction Practice (Professional) covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction practice, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Construction Practice with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 20 week, 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Criminology

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Criminology program provides you with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in criminology or sociology or legal studies or psychology or humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Criminology program provides you with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. The course provides an understanding of a broad range of issues involving criminology theories, contemporary information on crime prevention, the theory and practice of punishment, criminal offenders, the police, courts and correctional institutions, including current crime and deviance issues. You will be provided with both knowledge and research skills and techniques required for the analysis of criminological issues and an understanding of how to critically evaluate published research. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core subjects (2) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMR71-100) Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge (HUMR71-110) Foundation subjects (6) Politically Motivated Violence (INTR71-315) Forensic Criminology (CRIM71-320) Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach (CRIM71-105) Crime Analysis and Profiling (CRIM71-102) Security and Strategy in the 21st Century (INTR71-102) Transnational Crime (CRIM71-103) Dissertation/Portfolio subjects (4) Students must choose one (1) of the following suites of subjects as their dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A (20 credit points) (HUMR72-701) Major Dissertation / Portfolio B (20 credit points) (HUMR72-702) OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A (HUMR71-705) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B (HUMR71-706) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C (HUMR71-707) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D (HUMR71-708) OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A (HUMR71-705) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B (HUMR71-706) Minor Dissertation... [-]

Master of Criminology (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Criminology (Professional) program provides students with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Criminology program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Finance

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Finance is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Admission to the Master of Finance will require an undergraduate degree with a credit average from a recognised institution and completion of a subject deemed equivalent to either Fundamentals of Finance or Managerial Finance. A personal interview may also be required. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Finance is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. You will benefit from close interaction with Bond’s global finance academics and exposure to our world-class trading facilities. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (6) Capital Markets Corporate Finance Derivative Products International Financial Management Investments Personal Investments* Finance Elective Subjects (4) You must choose four of the following subjects: Advanced Funds Management Auditing Behavioural Finance Business Internship Finance Applications and Analysis Financial Accounting Financial Trading Systems Information Analysis and Systems Macroeconomics Management Accounting and Strategy Mathematical Statistics Mergers & Acquisitions Security Appraisal & Valuation Electives (2) You must complete approved postgraduate elective subjects. Students without a business background or the required prerequisite subjects must complete the following foundation business subjects prior to commencing the program: Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Economics for Business Managerial Finance PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Finance will provide a pathway to a professional career with financial sector employers including commercial banks, insurance companies, merchant and investment banks, stockbrokers, superannuation funds and treasury. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Australian Securities... [-]

Master of Finance (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

Bond's Master of Finance (Professional) is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Finance program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Financial Management

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Financial Management provides students with the essential knowledge and analytical skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Admission to the Master of Financial Management requires completion of an undergraduate degree with a credit average from a recognised institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Financial Management provides students with the essential knowledge and analytical skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than finance, the program’s free choice of business electives give students the opportunity to customise it to meet their individual interests and objectives. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (6) Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Corporate Finance Economics for Business International Financial Management Managerial Finance Finance Elective Subjects (2) You must complete two of the following subjects: Business Internship Capital Markets Derivative Products Finance Applications and Analysis Financial Trading Systems Investments Mergers & Acquisitions Personal Investment* Electives (4) Approved postgraduate elective subjects. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Financial Management prepares you for a financial management role within a corporation, consulting firm, accounting firm or entrepreneurial venture within the commercial sector or private practice. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Australian Securities & Investment Commission (RG146) CFA Institute Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) *Required for Australian Securities and Investment Commission RG 146 compliance (training of financial product advisers). [-]

Master of Financial Management (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Financial Management (Professional) is an intimate educational experience that will provide you with the essential financial knowledge and analysis skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Financial Management program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of International Relations

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

Bond University’s Master of International Relations program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its multiple diplomatic channels. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in international relations, political science, political studies, global studies or humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Bond University’s Master of International Relations program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its multiple diplomatic channels. You will gain a solid grounding in contemporary, theoretical and cultural issues. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (8) Diplomacy Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Genocide – A Sociological and Criminological Approach Political Economy of Global Development Politically Motivated Violence Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Security and Strategy in the 21st Century Strategic Asia Dissertation / Portfolio (4) You must choose one of the following suites of subjects as your dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A (20 credit points) Major Dissertation / Portfolio B (20 credit points) OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C OR International Relations Internship and Portfolio DISSERTATION / PORTFOLIO TOPICS The Faculty of Society & Design has highly skilled academic staff that can provide supervision to students in the following areas: ASEAN and Southeast Asian Regionalism Australian Foreign Policy and Diplomacy China’s Defence Policy China’s Foreign Policy Chinese Strategic Culture Chinese Strategy and PLA Military Modernisation Conduct of Future Warfare (Transformation of Defence Policy in the 21st... [-]

Master of International Relations (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of International Relations (Professional) program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its multiple diplomatic channels, culminating with a professional segment comprising a professional portfolio, field project and field project report. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of International Relations program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Legal Administration

Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Legal Administration offers students with a non-law undergraduate degree the opportunity to attain postgraduate qualifications in law. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an undergraduate program (or equivalent) at an approved Australian institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Legal Administration offers students with a non-law undergraduate degree the opportunity to attain postgraduate qualifications in law. Students may complete a generalist degree or elect to specialise in a particular area of law, combined with up to four postgraduate subjects from other disciplines. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The Master of Legal Administration comprises 12 subjects: Compulsory Law Subjects (4) Advanced Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing Australian Legal System Principles of Contractual Liability PLUS Principles of Tortious Liability OR Criminal Law and Procedure A Law Electives (4) Students must choose four subjects from the list of postgraduate law subjects. General Electives (4) Students in the Master of Legal Administration may also undertake additional law electives or take up to four postgraduate subjects from other disciplines, such as Business, Humanities, Social Sciences or Communication and Media. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES This degree does not qualify a graduate for admission as a legal practitioner; rather, the program is intended for students from other fields and professions who wish to supplement their knowledge of law in a particular area. [-]

Master of Philosophy

Campus Full time 104  January 2018 Australia Robina

The program develops independent research skills and the ability to relate a specific research topic to a broad framework of knowledge. The program places a major emphasis on independent inquiry (initiative), a thorough understanding of domain specific knowledge, competence in research methodologies and on the ability to communicate research results. [+]

BOND BUSINESS SCHOOL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Entry into the Master of Philosophy requires a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant discipline, with evidence of the ability to conduct supervised research; or a qualification deemed equivalent by the Research Committee. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Philosophy develops independent research skills and the ability to relate a specific research topic to a broad framework of knowledge. The program places a major emphasis on independent inquiry (initiative), a thorough understanding of domain specific knowledge, competence in research methodologies and on the ability to communicate research results. This program serves as a pathway to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). PROGRAM STRUCTURE Master candidates will be required to successfully complete three research methodology subjects, including qualitative and quantitative analysis, in the first year of candidature. A confirmation of candidature process occurs at the end of the first year of enrolment to evaluate progress and suitability to continue in the degree. The dissertation should be a major, substantially original, theoretical or empirical study of an issue pertaining to the student’s major field of study. The Bond Business School expects students to work closely with staff and be exposed to the research activities of the staff and other students. It would not be uncommon for the student and the supervisor to be co-authors in publications resulting from the student’s dissertation. SUPERVISION Each student will be supervised by at least two appropriately qualified academic staff. The Bond Business School is responsible for approving the student’s dissertation proposal prior... [-]

Master of Project Management

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of any undergraduate degree or relevant qualifications / professional experience deemed equivalent by the Executive Dean. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. The program features four distinct study themes including strategy, sustainability, managing complex problems and teams, and virtual teams and global working. External speakers from leading investment banks, credit agencies and portfolio fund managers contribute to case studies and workshops. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Project Management (4) Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Planning Risk Management Graduate Diploma in Project Management (8) Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Resource Planning Project Portfolio and Program Management Risk Management 2 x Approved Elective Subjects Master of Project Management (12) To complete a Master of Project Management, you must complete all of the following subjects: Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Resource Planning Project Portfolio and Program Management Risk Management Research Methods in Humanities & Social Sciences Research Project (20 credit points) 3 x Approved General Elective Subjects PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES This degree will provide you with the ability to progress into a wide range of career pathways... [-]

Master of Project Management (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Project Management (Professional) program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Project Management with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Campus Full time 108  January 2018 Australia Robina

This program is designed for individuals seeking registration as a clinical psychologist or for registered psychologists seeking to upgrade their existing qualifications. The program provides in-depth training in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of psychological disorders across a wide range of client populations. There is an emphasis on the scientist-practitioner approach. [+]

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited four year sequence of study in Psychology (such as Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) or Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science) or equivalent within the last 10 years and have achieved a minimum upper second class honours (H2A) or equivalent. Applicants must also be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist. IELTS score of 7.0 with no band less than 7.0. Applicants are assessed on academic performance, referee reports and personal suitability via interview. Those who have obtained their qualifications outside Australia must have their qualifications assessed prior to applying for this program and prior to applying for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. The Australian Psychological Society provides this assessment service for the Board and the assessment assists the Board in determining if your qualifications are equivalent to an ‘approved qualification’. However, it is important to note the final decision on equivalence rests with the Board. For more information on equivalency assessments please visit psychology.org.au. If you obtained your qualifications outside Australia please submit evidence of your Australian Psychology Society equivalency with your application. You must obtain provisional registration from the Psychology Board of Australia before commencing the program. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program is designed for individuals seeking registration as a clinical psychologist or for registered psychologists seeking to upgrade their existing qualifications. The program provides in-depth training in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of psychological disorders across a wide range of client populations. There is an emphasis... [-]

Master of Sports Management

Campus Full time 52  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sport organisations and events. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of a Bachelor degree in a discipline related to the diverse areas of sport management including management, business, marketing, finance, accounting, law, public relations, exercise and sports science. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sport organisations and events. The program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals aspiring to develop a career in this unique sector. Based on the latest research and in consultation with industry, the professional practice of sport management is addressed including managing high performance sport, business strategies, strategic sport marketing including social media, events and facilities management, finance, law, governance and organisational leadership. The program will give you access to leading experts in sport, law, business and public relations who possess a wealth of industry experience, including working with elite athletes and consulting to national sporting organisations. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Semester 1 (January) Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Managing Sustainable Sport Events and Venues Strategic Sport Marketing Global Sports Law and Governance Semester 2 (May) Strategic Sport Management Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Plus one subject from the following: Evidence-Based Research Project OR Sport Management Professional Preparation Semester 3 (September) Managerial Finance Managing High Performance Sport International Sport Business Strategic Organisational Communication and Leadership WORK EXPERIENCE AND INTERNSHIPS You will have the opportunity to gain practical industry experience and to network... [-]

Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. The Environmental Management specialisation provides an in-depth examination of environmental management, including field work. The content is globally focused, providing qualifications that are in demand worldwide. The Urban Design and Planning curriculum equips you with the theoretical and practical skills required to undertake the design, appraisal and management of urban and regional developments. With this qualification, professionals from a built environment background will be able to undertake urban planning and development at a professional level. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Environments and Planning (4) Complete four of the following subjects: Environmental Assessment Environmental Management and Climate Change Environmental Science Field Work Planning and Assessment Processes Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and Practice Sustainable Communities Urban Design and Place Making Economics of Sustainable Development Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Environments and Planning (8) If you have obtained a relevant undergraduate degree and seek accreditation by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), you must complete the following eight subjects: Economics of Sustainable Development Environmental Management and Climate Change Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and Practice Sustainable Communities 2 x Approved Elective Subjects... [-]

Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional) program focuses on Environmental Management as well as Urban Design & Planning. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Valuation and Property Development

Campus Full time 72  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Valuation and Property Development provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of any undergraduate degree or relevant qualifications / professional experience deemed equivalent by the Executive Dean. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Valuation and Property Development provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. This program is designed to equip you with strong knowledge and advanced technical skills applicable to a variety of career paths such as investment, finance, asset management and research. This degree also provides the opportunity to specialise in property valuation. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate of Valuation and Property Development (4) Complete two of the following subjects: Corporate Real Estate Property Development and Feasibility Analysis Project Finance and Procurement Property Investment and Valuation Real Estate Finance and Taxation Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis Real Estate Property Rights Risk Management Plus two of the approved electives from the postgraduate subject offerings in the Faculty of Society & Design. Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development (8) Complete four of the following subjects: Corporate Real Estate Project Finance and Procurement Property Development and Feasibility Analysis Property Investment and Valuation Real Estate Finance and Taxation Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis Real Estate Property Rights Risk Management Plus four of the approved electives from the postgraduate subject offerings in the Faculty of Society & Design. Master of Valuation and Property Development (12)... [-]

Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional)

Campus Full time 92  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional) provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional) provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. This program is designed to equip you with strong knowledge and advanced technical skills applicable to a variety of career paths such as investment, finance, asset management and research. This degree also provides the opportunity to specialise in property valuation. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. [-]

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