How do you give your career an edge in an increasingly globalised world? You become an expert in globalisation itself.
The Master of Globalisation is the only degree in Australia focusing on the rapid pace of economic, cultural, political and social change in the world today and the challenges it brings.
The program is designed to meet your professional needs, with problem-based learning and tailored focus areas including security, development, environmental sustainability and regional implications.
Please be aware that any courses taken as part of the 24 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU list will not count towards the advanced degree should you decide to transfer. This is because the advanced degree has no free electives, as they are in practice replaced by a 24 unit thesis.
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.
Employment OpportunitiesThe Master of Globalisation will advance your career in multinational business, government, international organisations and non-government organisations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- develop a theoretical and pragmatic understanding of globalisation, its complexities and issues;
- develop an appreciation of different disciplinary approaches to globalisation and what each offers to contemporary understanding of global politics;
- develop advanced analytical skills;
- attain highly developed oral and written communication skills.
- Interested in writing a thesis? Check out the advanced version of this degree.
- Please be aware that any courses taken as part of the 24 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU list will not count towards the advanced degree should you decide to transfer. This is because the advanced degree has no free electives, as they are in practice replaced by a 24 unit thesis.
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65 per cent
Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.
Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
Anthropology, Area Studies eg. Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Governance, History, International Relations, Law, Philosophy, Politics, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Research, Sociology, Strategic Studies.
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- 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 Globalisation requires completion of 96 units, which must consist of:
12 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
POLS8031 Globalisation: Theories, Issues, Debates
POLS8032 Globalisation: the Interaction of Economics and Politics
A minimum of 12 units from completion of courses from the following list:
ANTH8042 Migration, Refugees and Development
ENVS6033 International Environmental Policy
HIST8018 A Globalising World
HUMN6002 Gutenberg to Google: Histories of Information
LAWS8182 Principles of International Law
SOCY6045 Third World Development
A maximum of 48 units from completion of courses from the any of the following lists:
Globalisation in Historical Perspective
ANTH6056 Belonging, Identity and Nationalism
HIST6121 Electric Citizens: The Rise of the Modern Media in the United States, 1865-2000
HIST8015 Colonial Australia in an Imperial World
HIST8016 Settler Societies and Indigenous Encounters
HIST8017 Australia and the World at War
POLS6100 The Politics of Empire
The Global Economy
BUSI7001 Managing the Global Supply Chain
BUSI7019 The Global Business Environment
BUSI7110 International Business Strategy
CRWF8000 Government, Markets and Global Change
POLS8029 Regional Integration in the Global Economy
Global Governance and Regionalism
ANTH6516 Violence and Terror
EURO8003 The European Union: Regional Integration in Comparative Perspective.
INTR8045 Global Governance 1
INTR8046 The Evolution of the International System 1
MEAS8100 Oil Religion Politics and Conflict in the Middle East
MEAS8102 Islamic Radicalism
MEAS8103 Central Asia in Regional and Global Perspectives
MEAS8109 Energy and Security in Central Asia and the Caucasus
MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism
POLS8003 Culture and Development in Latin America
POLS8026 Latin America's International Relations
Globalisation in Asia
ASIA6030 The Origins of the International Order in Southeast Asia
ASIA6041 Mainland SE Asia: Colonial and Postcolonial Predicaments
ASIA8610 Globalising Southeast Asia: Capitalism, Media, and 21st Century Cultures
Development and Migration
ANTH6009 Culture and Development
ANTH6515 Crossing Borders: Diasporas and Transnationalism
ANTH8007 Key Concepts in Anthropology of Development
ANTH8009 Development in Practice
ANTH8038 Critical Issues in Gender and Development
ANTH8056 Introduction to Humanitarian Action
CHMD8006 Global Health and Development
IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy
POGO8029 Health Policy in a Globalising World
POGO8044 Global Social Policy
POLS6101 Refugee Politics: Displacement and Exclusion in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Globalisation and the Environment
ANTH8047 Introduction to Indigenous Environments
DEMO8088 Population, Climate Change and Sustainable Development
ENVS6013 Society and Environmental Change
ENVS6033 International Environmental Policy
ENVS6108 Sustainable Development
ENVS6307 Climate Change Science & Policy
ENVS8003 Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation
INTR8051 Ethics and Culture in World Politics
POLS8023 Human Rights in International Relations: Theory and Practice
POLS8028 Post-Conflict Justice
INTR8032 Global Security 1
POLS8020 Non-Traditional Approaches to Security
POLS8021 Civilian Protection in Conflict and Post-Conflict Zones
POLS8022 Norms & Ideas in International Security
POLS8024 Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies
POLS8025 The Alliance in Question: Australia, the United States and the Challenge of Research
POLS8027 Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
POLS8030 Critical Concepts in Nuclear Politics
STST8013 China's Defence and Strategic Challenges
STST8021 Intelligence and Security
STST8026 Nuclear Strategy in the Asian Century
STST8027 Insurgency & Counterinsurgency in an Age of Terror
STST8052 Strategy in Action: The Development of the Operational Art
LAWS8001 Introduction to Law, Governance and Development
LAWS8003 Transnational Business and Human Rights
LAWS8008 Climate Change and Displacement
LAWS8229 International Law of World Trade
LAWS8234 International Human Rights Law
LAWS8237 Health Law and Bioethics in Global Context
LAWS8252 International Refugee Law
LAWS8264 International Law of The Environment
LAWS8268 International Humanitarian Law
LAWS8566 International Criminal Law
ANIP6505 Australian National Internships Program B
ANIP6507 Australian National Internships Program D
POLS8033 Special Topic Globalisation
ASIA6001 Language in Asia
LING6002 Language and Society
LING6015 Language, Culture and Translation
LING6017 Chinese Linguistics
LING6021 Cross Cultural Communication
LING6022 Language Policy and Language Politics
24 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU
Unless otherwise stated, a course used to satisfy the requirements of one list may not be double counted towards satisfying the requirements of another list.