- Length 1 year full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
Studying international relations at ANU means you will be studying the best program of its kind in Australia and one of the most respected degrees in this field across the globe. It will encourage you to reach beyond the Western experience and engage with emerging ideas and practices from across the Asia Pacific and wider world. Your small group face to face seminars will be taught by globally-recognised experts who are leaders in their research fields and make regular contributors to policy-making in Australia and the region. Their expertise encompasses international theory, international security, international political economy, comparative politics, foreign policy analysis, human rights, and international institutions.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Admission to the Master of International Affairs is available only to students undertaking the Bachelor of Arts/Master of International Affairs Vertical Double Degree.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
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- Annual indicative fee for international students
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Master of International Affairs requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
INTR8011 International Relations Theory
INTR8013 International Political Economy
INTR8032 Global Security
24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
DIPL8003 Case Studies in Diplomacy
DIPL8008 The United Nations and Peace
DIPL8009 Diplomacy in a Globalising World
INTR8018 Special Topics in International Relations
INTR8020 The Responsibility to Protect
INTR8022 Asia Pacific Security
INTR8043 The Post-Colonial Pacific and Global Change
INTR8045 Global Governance
INTR8046 The Evolution of the International System
INTR8053 Ethics of Peace and War
INTR8060 China: Global Engagement and Domestic Transformation
INTR8062 Humanitarianism in World Politics
INTR8064 Gender, War, and Justice in South and Southeast Asia
INTR8067 U.S. Security Policy in the Asia-Pacific
INTR8068 Making Foreign Policy
INTR8072 Approaches and Methods in International Relations
INTR8073 Human Security
INTR8074 Chinese Thinking on International Relations
INTR8076 The History of International Thought
MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism
MEAS8112 Dynamics of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
MEAS8115 Islam in World Politics
NSPO8006 National Security Policymaking
NSPO8010 Civil-Military Relations
NSPO8015 Asian Regionalism and Security: Implications for Australia
NSPO8017 Malicious Networks: Transnational Terrorism and Crime
POGO8045 International Policy Making in the Shadow of the Future
POLS8032 Globalisation: the Interaction of Economics and Politics
STST8051 Great and Powerful Friends: Strategic alliances and Australian security