It focuses on understanding terrorism and political extremism, the conditions associated with preventing and combating political violence, and the impacts of these activities on democratic and civil liberties. This specialisation supports a variety of careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
Our world is shaped by big questions about global justice, war, peace, social movements, and inter-state relations. The Master of International Relations enables you to deal critically and analytically with such questions, providing a window into the dynamic world of 21st century politics.
The Political violence and counter-terrorism program at Monash University explores the security, ethical, legal and economic dimensions of international relations. You will examine key issues in foreign policy, world order, European studies, crisis management and terrorism, as well as the gender, development, migration and governance aspects of global politics.
We offer the following specialisations:
- Advanced international relations
- Gender, peace and security
- Global Migration
- International diplomacy and trade
- Political violence and counter-terrorism
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- Researching international relations
- International political economy
- Contemporary security topics
- Foreign policy of emerging powers
- Reading and writing international relations
- Gender and development
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- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.
DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science View 52 other Masters in Political Science in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- CRICOS: 082659M
Entry level 1:
- An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent), with at least a credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.
Entry level 2:
- An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline including humanities and social sciences with at least a credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.
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International37900 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37900 AUD per year during 12 months.
National26700 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26700 AUD per year during 12 months.
- Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.