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Society, history and culture

Take your knowledge beyond borders. Our courses will give you the skills to shape the issues defining people, societies and cultures. So, pursue your passion and forge ahead into a rewarding career.

Postgraduate courses in society, history and culture

  • Master of Ancient History

    Learn about ancient civilisations in our Master of Ancient History. Our on-campus museum and archaeological excavations overseas allow hands-on experience of the ancient world, and the breadth of ancient cultures studied means there's something for everyone.
  • Master of Environmental Planning

    This interdisciplinary degree develops professional skills and knowledge related to planning practice. It is professionally accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Master of Global Health and Development Studies

    The Master of Global Health and Development Studies is an innovative applied cross-disciplinary program focusing on the intersection between global health challenges and development theory and practice.
  • Master of International Relations

    Pursue an international career in diplomacy, journalism, the NGO sector, or international business with the Master of International Relations.
  • Graduate Diploma of Social Impact Assessment

    The program offers students skills development, research training and appropriate theoretical concept introduction within the field of social impact assessment. This is also offered as a Graduate Certificate of Social Impact Assessment.



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Mr Christopher Hellmundt
Master of Policy and Applied Social Research

"One of the greatest things about my degree at Macquarie was how practical it was...what that meant was that I could take those practical skills and implement them straight away at work."

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Ms Vanikala Selvarajah
Master of International Relations

"The most interesting and most beneficial part of the Master of International Relations was the coursework that was presented, the broad range of subjects…  

Ms Charlotte Boyer
Master of Politics and Public Policy

"My degree helped me to secure my current professional position. It provided me with a foundation upon which to build my knowledge of public policy and politics, which I use daily both at work and outside of work."