Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences

Candidates for the Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences must complete 96 credit points including: 36 credit points from Professional Module units of study, 12 credit points from Applied Module units of study and 48 credit points from Elective Module units of study.

Professional units of study

ARIN6901
Network Society
6      Semester 2
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5001
Microeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5040
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPA5011
Organisational Culture and Change
6      Semester 1
EDPA6018
Social Policy Process
6      Semester 2
ENGG5812
Project Delivery Approaches
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6102
Approaches to Critical Reading
6      Semester 2
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice
6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6927
Organisational Communication
6      Semester 2
PMGT5876
Strategic Delivery of Change
6    N WORK6026
Semester 1
Semester 2
PMGT5891
Project Risk Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PMGT6872
Project Leadership and Communications
6    A Students must have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience to be eligible to enrol in PMGT6872.
N PMGT5872

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
PMGT6872 is available only to students with appropriate level of previous industry experience. This must be confirmed by department before enrolment in the unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 1

Applied units of study

FASS5001
Innovation: Past, Present, Future
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7003
Group Project
6    P 48 credit points of units

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7004
Industry Internship
6    P 48 credit points of units
N FASS7003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PMGT5872
People and Leadership
6      Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

ANHS6901
Ancient Rome: Space and Power

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

May be taken concurrently with ANHS6902.
Summer Main
ARHT5902
Art Writing
6      Semester 1
ARHT5908
The Business of Art
6      Semester 1
ARHT6914
Art and Curatorship
6      Semester 2
ARHT6920
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must also enrol in ARHT6921 the following semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT6921
Dissertation Part 2
6    P ARHT6920

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT6930
Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
6      Semester 2
ARHT6933
Australian Art: A World Upside Down

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ARHT6935
The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
6      Semester 1
ARIN6902
Internet Governance
6      Semester 1
Winter Main
ARIN6912
Digital Research and Publishing
6      Semester 2
ASNS6900
Contemporary Asian Societies
6      Semester 2
ASNS6905
Asian Popular Culture
6      Semester 1
ASNS6906
Communicating in Asian Contexts
6      Semester 1
ASNS6908
Media Industries in East Asia
6      Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206
Semester 2
CAEL5045
Web Environment for Cultural Producers
6      Semester 1
CISS6001
New Security Challenges
6      Semester 2
CISS6002
Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 1
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 1
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
CISS6008
Population and Security

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
CISS6012
Civil-Military Relations
6   

Students must not undertake this unit if they took CISS6011 (Special Topic in International Security) when the special topic was Civil-Military Relations
Semester 2
CISS6013
Middle East Conflict and Security
6    N GOVT6154
Intensive December
CISS6015
Alliances and Coalition Warfare

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
CISS6016
Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
6      Semester 2
CISS6019
War and Strategy
6      Semester 2
CISS6020
Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Summer Main
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6016
China in the World Economy
6      Summer Main
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
6      Semester 1
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
ECOP6901
Finance and Economic Change
6      Semester 2
EDPB5002
Globalisation and Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPB6013
Internationalisation of Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPC5024
Systems, Change and Learning
6      Semester 2
EDPE5002
Human Development in Context
6      Semester 2
EDPE5011
Motivation for Learning
6      Semester 1
EDPE6013
Learning and Teaching Thinking Skills
6      Semester 2
EDPE6016
Adult Learning and Development
6      Semester 1
ENGL6105
Poetry of Meditation

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
ENGL6107
Sentiment and Sensation
6      Semester 1
ENGL6108
Modern Australian Poetry and Poetics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6109
Modern and Contemporary Drama
6      Semester 2
ENGL6113
American Romance

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6115
Reading Suburbia
6      Semester 2
ENGL6929
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6930
Dissertation Part 2
6    P ENGL6929

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6937
Major Movements in Contemporary Prose
6      Semester 1
ENGL6945
Major Movements in Contemporary Poetry

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6960
The Cold War

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6985
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6991
Aust Lit and the Canonical Imaginary
6      Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Literacies for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy and Development in SE Asia
6      Semester 1
GOVT6111
Chinese Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6121
Northeast Asian Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6159
Emotions, Agenda Setting, and Public Policy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6223
Topics in Environmental Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6331
Public Management and Governance
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6336
Media Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy
6      Semester 2
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms
6      Semester 1
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6      Semester 2
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2
HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12    P A minimum of 12 credit points completed as part of the Master of Human Rights. Departmental permission required

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6    P A minimum of 12 credit points completed as part of the Master of Human Rights (MHR). Departmental permission required.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY6987
Presenting the Past
6      Semester 1
HSTY6992
Monuments, Memory and History

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
IDEA9103
Design Programming
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9105
Interface Design
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS6001
Chinese Laws and Chinese Legal Systems
12    A undergraduate law degree from a common or civil law jurisdiction or LAWS6252
N LAWS6857 or LAWS3014 or LAWS3068 or LAWS5368

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is not available to students who have completed a law degree in the People's Republic of China. Master of Law and International Development students may undertake this unit as an elective or capstone unit conditional on (i) students must write an essay that focuses on a development topic and (ii) that topic being pre-approved by the Unit Coordinator. Pre-enrolment registration is required. For further information, please visit Sydney Law School website http://sydney.edu.au/law/
Intensive November
LAWS6039
Discrimination in the Workplace

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

MLLR students may enrol in this unit before completing LAWS6071 Labour Law
Intensive May
LAWS6044
Environmental Law and Policy
6    A LAWS6252 or law degree from a common law jurisdiction
N LAWS3430 or LAWS5130


Environmental Law students must complete LAWS6252 and this core unit prior to enrolling in other law elective units.
Intensive August
Intensive March
LAWS6047
Law of the Sea
6      Intensive October
LAWS6059
International Business Law
6    A LAWS6252 or law degree from a common or civil law jurisdiction
N LAWS3438, LAWS5138


Core unit for MIntBus&L students. This unit is available as one of the core units for GradDipIntBusLaw students.
Intensive September
LAWS6061
International Environmental Law
6   

Students seeking further study in international environmental law may undertake LAWS6922 Advanced International Environmental Law.
Intensive May
LAWS6071
Labour Law
6    A MLLR students must either have completed or be concurrently enrolled in LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System (core) as well as this unit before undertaking the labour law elective units
N LAWS5146


The unit is compulsory for students enrolled in the MLLR. However, the requirement to take this unit may be waived upon application to the Program Coordinator if the student can demonstrate proficiency in the unit objectives gained through completing a recent undergraduate law unit in labour law or work experience. Credit will not be granted for WORK6116 Employment and the Law and completion of this unit will not be sufficient to obtain an exemption from this MLLR compulsory unit.
Intensive March
LAWS6128
Comparative International Taxation
6      Intensive September
LAWS6161
International Human Rights
6    N GOVT6117


Available to MLLR students who commenced after Jan 2015.
Intensive August
LAWS6163
Energy and Climate Law
6    N LAWS6863
Intensive September
LAWS6167
International Law II
6    A LAWS6243


Compulsory core unit for MIL and GradDipIntLaw students. This unit replaced LAWS6167 International Law and Australian Institutions.
Intensive May
Semester 2
LAWS6198
Refugee Law
6      Intensive September
LAWS6218
International Humanitarian Law
6    N LAWS3483 or LAWS5183
Intensive March
LAWS6219
International Criminal Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    N LAWS6896
Intensive July
LAWS6223
Immigration and Nationality Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2a
LAWS6243
International Law I
6    N LAWS1023, LAWS5005


This unit replaced LAWS6243 Public International Law. This unit is compulsory for MIL and GradDipIntLaw students who have not completed any previous study in international law and must be taken during the first semester of candidature. This unit is not available to MLawIntDev students who have been granted a reduced volume of learning. This unit is available as one of the core units for GradDipIntBusLaw students.
Intensive March
Semester 2
LAWS6257
Public Policy
6    N LAWS6139 or LAWS6042 or LAWS6113 or LAWS6984


Core unit for MALP students.
Intensive September
LAWS6301
Corruption and International Development - Departmental permission is required for this unit

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The unit will be taught as a skills-based unit with class exercises. To make this workable, numbers to be capped at 25 students. The unit replaced Introduction to Anti-Corruption: Policy, Law and Practice.
Intensive August
LAWS6302
Human Rights and Environmental Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Intensive April
LAWS6308
Philosophy of Law
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Pre-enrolment registration is required. For further information, please visit Sydney Law School website http://sydney.edu.au/law/
Intensive July
LAWS6825
Introduction to Australian Business Tax
6      Intensive August
Intensive March
Semester 1a
LAWS6827
Legal Responsibility & Philosoph of Mind

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
LAWS6846
Human Rights and the Global Economy
6    N LAWS5178 or LAWS3478


Master of Law and International Development students may undertake this unit as an elective or capstone unit
Intensive September
LAWS6852
Doing Business in China
6    A undergraduate law degree from a common or civil law jurisdiction or LAWS6252
Intensive August
LAWS6857
Introduction to Chinese Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    A undergraduate law degree or LAWS6252
N LAWS6001


Prohibition: Students who have completed a law degree in the People's Republic of China
Intensive May
LAWS6864
New Tech, Risk and Environmental Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

This unit replaced LAWS6864 Genetically Modified Organisms & the Environment.
Intensive September
LAWS6877
Mental Illness: Law and Policy
6      Intensive September
LAWS6920
Global Health Law

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Intensive July
LAWS6928
Law, Justice and Development
6    N LAWS3478, LAWS5178


This unit is compulsory for MLawIntDev students.
Intensive April
LAWS6940
Theories of Law
6    N LAWS5169 or LAWS3469
Intensive June
LAWS6945
Doing Business in Emerging Markets
6      Intensive September
LAWS6974
Development, Law and Human Rights
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Pre-enrolment registration is required. For further information, please visit Sydney Law School website http://sydney.edu.au/law/
Intensive January
LAWS6977
Law of International Institutions
6    A LAWS6243 International Law I or equivalent unit in public international law
N GOVT6116
Intensive February
LNGS7001
Structure of Language
6      Semester 1
LNGS7002
Language, Society and Power
6      Semester 2
LNGS7109
Language and Identity

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
LNGS7274
Media Discourse
6      Semester 2
MECO6912
Political Public Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
MECO6916
Editing and Manuscript Preparation
6      Semester 1
MECO6930
Publication Design

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

This unit is co-taught between the Department of Media and Communications and the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA).
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6934
Social Marketing
6      Semester 2b
MECO6938
The Interview
6      Semester 1a
MHST6901
Museum and Heritage: History and Theory
6    N MUSM7033
Semester 1
MMDE5001
Interactive Media Project Major 1

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    C MMDE5011

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MMDE5002
Interactive Media Project Major 2

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    P MMDE5001
C MMDE5012
Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 2
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6922
Peaceful Conflict Transformation

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Summer Late
PMGT5875
Project Innovation Management
6      Semester 1
PMGT5888
Global Project Management
6      Semester 2
PMGT5898
Complex Project Leadership
6    N WORK6130

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SUST5005
Law, Policy and Sustainability
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Intensive October
SUST5006
Sustainability: Business and Leadership
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2