Postgraduate information evening

Be recognised with a postgraduate qualification from ANU

ANU is one of the world's leading universities and Australia's best for graduate employability*.

Whether you're an experienced professional wanting a qualification to help you go further, or a recent graduate continuing on an academic pathway, a postgraduate qualification from ANU opens more doors. 

Explore in-depth the full range of postgraduate programs we offer. Speak one-on-one with our staff to determine which program will best suit your needs and which study modes fit your work and lifestyle.

If you aren't able to attend you are welcome to join our online postgraduate information session on 21 May.

Join the thought leaders at ANU.

* 2014 QS World University Ranking, Emerging Global Employability University Ranking.

Presentation Timetable

ANU Postgraduate Information Evening - Presentation Timetable
Room Details
4.30–5pm

Seminar Room

Graduate Certificate of Law: your pathway to a Master of Laws

Presenter: TBC

Synopsis: Developed for non-law graduates, our new Graduate Certificate of Law allows you to apply for the ANU Master of Laws (LLM) in as little as six months.

Drawing Room

Graduate programs in Economics

Presenter: Dr Jose A. Rodrigues-Neto (Senior Lecturer, Research School of Economics)

Synopsis: Economics at ANU is currently ranked No. 1 in Australia and 18th in the world for its rigorous curriculum (QS 2014 subject rankings), this presentation will provide a brief outline of the Masters degrees available in the areas of Economics at ANU.

Common Room

Alumni Panel: How do ANU postgraduate qualifications help my career?

Synopsis: Meet four esteemed ANU Alumni to discuss how postgraduate studies have shaped their careers:

  • Brad Carron-Arthur, PhD (Mental Health) (expected 2016), BPsych (Hons) '11 – 2015 Postgraduate Student of the Year;
  • Arjuna Mohottala, PhD (expected 2016), MIntDevEc '13, GradDipIntDevEc '12 - 2015 VC's Commendation for Postgraduate Student of the Year;
  • Dr Jessica Kennedy, GradDipLegPrac '12 - 2014 ACT Young Lawyer of the Year; and
  • Iain Henry, PhD (expected 2016), MA (Strategic Studies) (Hons) ‘12

Fellows Room

PhD at the ANU College of Business & Economics

Presenter: Associate Professor Ofer Zwikael (Associate Dean, HDR)

Synopsis: The College of Business & Economics is hosting an information session for prospective PhD scholars and invites you to join our community of world-class researchers.

5–5.30pm

Seminar Room

Graduate opportunities in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology including Museums and Heritage Studies, Culture, Health & Medicine, Biological Anthropology, Archaeological Science and Applied Anthropology & Participatory Development (MAAPD)

Presenters: Dr Sharon Peoples (Heritage and Museum Studies), Dr Ta Trang (Culture, Health and Medicine), Dr Alison Behie (Biological Anthropology), Dr Tim Denham (Archaeological Science) & Dr Sverre Molland (MAAPD).

Drawing Room

Crawford School of Public Policy and the National Security College

Public policy in practice: invest in your future

Presenters: Professor Bruce Chapman, Master of International and Development Economics, Associate Professor John McCarthy, Master of Environmental Management and Development and Master of Climate Change
Professor Carsten Daugbjerg and Dr Amanda Smullen, Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Administration, Crawford School of Public Policy
Professor Roger Bradbury, Master of National Security Policy

Synopsis: Hear from senior academics from Policy & Governance, Economics, Resources, Environment and Development, & National Security Policy about the various programs on offer to find out which one best suits your needs.

Common Room

Five things you should know before you enrol in a PhD program

Presenter: Dr Inger Mewburn (Director of Research Training)

Fellows Room

Environment & Sustainability: Keys To The Future

Presenters: Professor Janette Lindesay & Associate Professor Cris Brack (The Fenner School of Environment & Society)

Synopsis: The challenges facing human society now and into the future, including food, water and energy security, natural resource use and management, and effective policy and governance approaches to address issues of environment and sustainability, require new ways of thinking.

5.30–6pm

Seminar Room

MBA and Graduate Programs in Management & Business Administration

Presenter: Mr Edward Russell & Dr Byron Keating (Research School of Management)

Synopsis: An introduction to the MBA at ANU and other graduate programs in Management and Business Administration

Drawing Room

ANU Juris Doctor: the qualifying law degree for non-lawyers

Presenter: Professor Don Rothwell (Deputy Dean; Director, JD Program)

Synopsis: If you're seeking a career in law – but have completed your undergraduate degree in another discipline – the ANU Juris Doctor enables you to gain the qualifications required for admission as a lawyer in Australia.  

Common Room

Admissions Application Processes, Coursework & Research Applications

Presenter: Mr Alexander Wood & Mr Stuart Bryson (Admissions)

Synopsis: This presentation will provide a general overview on the admissions processes for research and postgraduate coursework students, question time will also be included.

Fellows Room

Introducing the Master of Criminology

Presenter: Professor Roderic Broadhurst (Professor of Criminology)

Synopsis: This new program is designed to prepare students for service in criminal justice and allied occupations

6–6.30pm

Seminar Room

ANU Medical School – Admission & Degree Structure

Presenter: Associate Professor Graham Reynolds (Associate Dean (Admissions), Medical School)

Synopsis: This presentation will provide an overview to the selection process for entry to the ANU Medical School, the structure of the medical degree, a typical weekly program and facilities that support students during the degree.

Drawing Room

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Diplomat, foreign correspondent, humanitarian or strategist?

Presenters: a panel of academic experts from diplomacy, international relations, strategy and defence.

Synopsis: Find out which postgraduate program best suits your career aspirations.

Common Room

Graduate Studies Select (GSS)

Presenter: Dr Sharon Peoples (Graduate Studies Select Convener)

Synopsis: Direct your learning to meet academic, personal and professional interests.

Fellows Room

Graduate opportunities in the School of Literature, Languages & Linguistics including specialised Masters degrees and PhD opportunities

Presenter: Professor Catherine Travis (Head, School of Literature, Languages & Linguistics)

6.30–7pm

Seminar Room

Becoming a lawyer: Professional Legal Training at ANU Legal Workshop

Presenter: Dr Skye Saunders (Associate Dean, ANU Legal Workshop)

Synopsis: Once you've completed your LLB or JD degree, ANU Legal Workshop provides you with the postgraduate qualification you'll need to be admitted as a lawyer and practice law in Australia.

Drawing Room

Clinical Psychology

Common Room

Graduate programs in Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Presenters: Dr Bronwen Whiting & Dr Anna Von Reibnitz (Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Applied Statistics)

Synopsis: This presentation will include a brief outline of the Masters degrees available in the areas of finance, actuarial studies and statistics at ANU and your career options once you graduate.

Fellows Room

Entering the Asian Century: Master of Asian and Pacific Studies

Presenter: Dr Ruth Barraclough

Synopsis: find out how a postgraduate qualification can help you achieve your career aspirations.