Master of International Relations 24 months Postgraduate Program By The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) |Top Universities
Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

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Main Subject Area

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Program overview

Main Subject

International Relations/Studies/Affairs

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Master of International Relations is an advanced specialist degree that examines the complex way nation states and other global actors relate to one another.

You will be introduced to the main theories and theoretical traditions that explain the practices and processes of world politics. You will extend and deepen your existing knowledge and understanding of world politics as well as learning advanced skills in research and analytical thinking. You will become part of the global conversation on issues such as military intervention, the rule of law, human security, economic development, human rights and global poverty.

Program overview

Main Subject

International Relations/Studies/Affairs

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Master of International Relations is an advanced specialist degree that examines the complex way nation states and other global actors relate to one another.

You will be introduced to the main theories and theoretical traditions that explain the practices and processes of world politics. You will extend and deepen your existing knowledge and understanding of world politics as well as learning advanced skills in research and analytical thinking. You will become part of the global conversation on issues such as military intervention, the rule of law, human security, economic development, human rights and global poverty.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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185+
65+
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There are three different streams of the Master of International Relations. The stream you apply for will depend on the depth of your prior academic and/or professional experience, and how closely it relates to international relations.

If you apply for Stream A or Stream B, you may be eligible to have your study recognised via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If your prior study is recognised, credit points can be counted towards the degree, and you would then be able to complete the coursework undertaking fewer subjects.

For all three streams, you will need to meet the following admission requirements to be considered for entry into the program:

For the 1 year stream (A)

  • Honours degree or Graduate Diploma* (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%, plus one year relevant professional experience.
For the 1.7 year stream (B)

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%, plus one year relevant professional experience.
  • Honours degree or Graduate Diploma* (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.
For the 2 year stream (C)

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.
*It is expected that a Graduate Diploma will have been completed after an undergraduate degree.

Relevant disciplines include: Social Sciences; Humanities; Business; Economics; Law; Public Health; Communications.

Applicants with a degree in a discipline not listed here but who wish to make a case for its academic relevance to these programs should enquire here: [email protected].

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