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Course Structure

If you study at Warwick first (available now):

  • Apply online using the University of Warwick online application system. Expressions of interest are encouraged and should be directed to Melissa Venables
  • If you are not a British student, you are encouraged to attend the 1-week Warwick International Office welcome programme as it provides a good introduction to life in the UK and the university.
  • If English is not your native language, you may also wish to attend the pre-sessional English course to increase your confidence and get a jump start on settling into life in Coventry.
  • Follow the PAIS MA programme of your choice as Year 1, which includes a 40 CATS (credit) core module and 80 CATS of optional modules.
  • In the course of Year 1, submit an application to Monash. Melissa Venables in the PAIS office will help with this process.
  • You will submit a provisional dissertation topic at Warwick but you will not begin writing the dissertation yet.
  • You will be invited to attend the Monash welcome programmes before classes start at Monash.
  • In Year 2, you will follow the MA in Journalism. This includes core modules and electives.
  • You will complete a joint 15,000 word joint dissertation with an advisor from Monash and an advisor from PAIS. You can either remain at Monash or return to Warwick to write up.

If you study at Monash first (available from July 2016):

  • Apply online using the Monash University online application system. Expressions of interest are encouraged and should be directed to Deb Anderson.
  • You will be invited to attend the Monash welcome programmes prior to classes starting.
  • If English is not your native language, you will be asked to provide evidence of English proficiency.
  • Follow the follow the MA in Journalism. This includes core modules and electives.
  • In the course of Year 1, submit an application to Warwick. The International Admissions Officer in the Faculty Office will help with this process.
  • You will submit a provisional dissertation topic at Monash but you will not begin writing the dissertation yet.
  • If you are not a British student, you are encouraged to attend the 1-week Warwick International Office welcome programme as it provides a good introduction to life in the UK and the university.
  • In Year 2, you will follow the PAIS MA programme of your choice, which includes a 40 CATS (credit) core module and 80 CATS of optional modules.
  • You will complete a joint 15,000 word joint dissertation with an advisor from Monash and an advisor from PAIS. You can either remain at Warwick or return to Monash to write up.