• Length 2 years full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan MINLD
  • CRICOS code 0101475
Master of International Law and Diplomacy

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Welcome to the Master of International Law and Diplomacy. This section for new students will help you to choose which courses you should enrol in for your first semester as well as general information to assist you throughout your degree.

The Master of International Law and Diplomacy program consists of 96 units in total or the equivalent of two years full-time study, distributed per the program orders of the MINLD and consisting of:
  • 24 units Compulsory courses from both Law and Diplomacy
  • 72 units from the Diplomacy and Law courses approved for the program. Consisting of:
    • min 24 units from the completion of elective diplomatic studies courses
    • min 24 units from the completion of elective international law courses
    • max 12 units from the completion of the following research courses
    • max 6 units from the completion of experiential courses.

The program can be completed full time in 2 years or taken part time over a longer period. (Note: International students must study a full time load)

After you have accepted your offer online you will be emailed your password and Student ID. Please follow all the instructions in the matriculation email you receive to activate your Interactive Student Information System (ISIS) account. You must then follow the instructions provided here and enrol online in your courses through ISIS. Enrolment is managed through ISIS while the online learning platform is known as Wattle. These two websites will be some of the most common sites used throughout your degree. It is a good idea to familiarise yourself with them as soon as possible.

About this degree

Students who wish to apply for credit for courses undertaken in previous study can apply for prior formal learning at AQF Level 8 or 9. Please follow the instructions for Course Credits and Exemptions. Please note that credit in this program is only given for courses that are the same as the course credit is given for.

Students are to follow the degree requirements for the year that they commenced the program. You can change the year on Programs and Courses by clicking on the drop down menu next to the year on the page.  If you would like to undertake a course that is not listed in your degree requirements, you will need to seek approval by sending an email to bell.postgrad@anu.edu.au

It is the student's responsibility to ensure the program requirements are met and that all compulsory and required courses are completed so that the program can be awarded.

MINLD courses are delivered throughout the academic year in a variety of delivery modes

These sessions are as follows:

Summer: Coursework takes place between January and towards the end of March

Autumn: Coursework takes place between end of March and towards the end of June

Winter: Coursework takes place between end June and around mid-September

Spring: Coursework takes place between mid-September and the end of December.

Semester 1: Coursework takes place over 12 weeks in the first half of the year.

Semester 2: Coursework takes place over 12 weeks in the second half of the year.

Current and continuing coursework students must enrol themselves for each session by the appropriate deadline.

Enrolment Status

Courses that make up this program are listed under the ‘Study’ tab.

Please note that the courses listed are not available in every semester and some are run in alternate years, so please check to see on the individual course page regarding when they are available.

It is possible to enrol in less than 24 units per semester but it will take you longer to finish your program and get your degree. If you are an international student you must always be enrolled full-time in 24 units each semester.

If you are studying part time you are encouraged to enrol in courses for both Semester 1 and Semester 2.  You will be able to change your enrolment in courses up until Monday of Week 2 of each semester without penalty.

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact bell.postgrad@anu.edu.au

Academic Advice

The Coral Bell Student Engagement team are available to provide academic advice to students.

You can contact the team by emailing bell.postgrad@anu.edu.au or calling on 02 6125 5744

If you have questions that are specific to the Law courses then please contact the ANU College of Law by emailing enquiries.law@anu.edu.au or calling 02 6125 3483. There is also more information found here: https://law.anu.edu.au/current-students/master-international-law-and-diplomacy To search for available Law courses please use: https://law.anu.edu.au/current-students/course-search

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