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International Relations

University of Queensland

18 months
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30976 AUD/year
24980 AUD/year
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About

In this Master of International Relations from University of Queensland you will gain an advanced understanding of the key issues in world politics, international security, foreign affairs and international and regional governance. 

Overview

The Master of International Relations from University of Queensland is a coursework program aimed at developing conceptual and empirical understanding and skill-sets in research and knowledge in international relations (IR). 

You'll work with world-class teachers and researchers who are in touch with industry partners and participate in regular public commentary and debate in their fields. You'll also study alongside students from many different countries and backgrounds.

The 1.5 year full-time (or part-time equivalent) program builds on a core of over 30 courses and projects covering the main elements of IR, including fields such as IR of the Asia-Pacific Region, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, Ethics and Human Rights, and Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development. You may also include an optional applied fieldwork experience or research thesis in your program and/or participate in the Graduate Centre Mentorship Program.

UQ’s Master of International Relations will equip you with the analytical and practical skills for a career in diplomacy, government, think-tanks, non-governmental organisations, the UN, international journalism, or development. 

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Asia-Pacific international relations adviser
  • Policy and advocacy adviser
  • Policy officer
  • Public policy officer
  • Ministerial officer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Writing Politics 
  • Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development 
  • International Security 
  • Evolution of the International System 
  • Theories in International Relations 
  • Politics of Environmental Change 
  • Indigenous Politics within and beyond the state

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 089173K 
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
  • a Graduate Certificate in International Relations (or equivalent) from this university, or
  • a Graduate Certificate in International Studies (or equivalent) from this university, or
  • a Graduate Diploma in International Studies (or equivalent) from this university, or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 3 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below) with documented evidence (such as references).
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30976 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30976 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    24980 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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