The International Relations program at the Australian National University is the only international relations program in Australia that blends a concern with global politics, leading disciplinary innovations in thought and practice, and an engagement with the Asia-Pacific region.
The program equips you with a keen understanding of the pressing issues of our time by providing you with access to globally-recognised experts in face-to-face seminars.
In this degree, students will learn to make sense of the big political and security trends taking place in the region and the world, and come to terms with the significant debates in the field of International Relations.
The Master of International Relations encourages and equips students to form their own world views and generate their own analyses of the important issues shaping our world today.
- Discuss the dynamics of contemporary international relations, especially in the Asia-Pacific region;
- Discuss the key theories for the analysis of contemporary international relations;
- Use international relations theory to reflect upon contemporary problems in areas such as international security, global governance, international political economy or human rights;
- Conduct high-level research and writing to undertake self-directed study in international relations;
- Analyse new areas of concern in both scholarly and policy-relevant terms;
- Communicate their findings in academic and practical contexts, justifying their approach and methods in appropriate.
ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.
We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.
- Studying International Relations
- Issues and Concepts in International Relations
- International Relations Theory
- Evolution of the International System
- Global Ethics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , National
DisciplinesInternational Relations Sociology Political Science View 52 other Masters in Political Science in Australia
- At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
- Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0
International47940 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 24 months.
National33520 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33520 AUD per year during 24 months.
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