18 months
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About

The Master of Diplomacyat the Australian National University  is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level.

Overview

The degree provides exciting study and career options in the important and prestigious arena of diplomatic practice and other practice-oriented international relations careers. You will be taught by internationally recognised research scholars from the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs , have the opportunity to engage with senior diplomats from Australia and elsewhere, and you will graduate from a world-class university, positioning you firmly in the centre of a global network of leading scholars and policy-makers.

The Master of Diplomacy at the Australian National University also provides a broad list of electives offered by experts in regional, international and language studies at the ANU, allowing for both breadth and depth of learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of transnational diplomacy and its contemporary challenges, from the perspective of multiple actors, such as a civil service department, multilateral body, international corporation or non-government organisation;
  • Display effective diplomatic skills with the ability to engage with transnational issues in a globalised environment with the use of negotiation, persuasion, advocacy and protocol
  • Use theories of diplomatic studies to reflect upon the global management of the world’s problems through diplomatic dialogue, and the role of the use of force, and design multi-stakeholder processes that lead to solutions;
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the relationship between the sub-field of diplomatic studies and the broader field of International Relations, reflecting on how a practitioner-led account of world affairs complements our understanding of world affairs.
  • Use high-level research and writing skills to undertake self-directed study in diplomacy and communicate findings in academic and practical contexts, justifying their approach and methods as appropriate.
  • Use their knowledge and skills to analyse new areas of concern in both scholarly and policy-relevant terms; 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues and Concepts in International Relations
  • Transnational Diplomacy
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Contemporary Challenges in Diplomacy
  • Case Studies in Diplomacy
  • Diplomacy, Politics and the United Nations
  • The United Nations and Peace
  • Diplomacy: from cuneiform clay to digital tablets
  • Harnessing Diplomacy for International Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 0101474

  • Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 5/7; or
  • Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a related field; or
  • Bachelor with GPA 4/7 and a Graduate Certificate with a GPA of 4/7; or
  • Graduate Diploma with a GPA 4/7; or
  • 48 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a GPA of 4/7; or
  • Graduate Certificate with a GPA of 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • Graduate Records Examination (GRE) General test with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a related field; or
  • A minimum of 10 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a related field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    33520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33520 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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