Taught course

International Relations

University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent.

Months of entry

February, July

Course content

The Master of International Relations is offered collaboratively by several Schools in the Faculty of Arts. The degree is designed for graduates who are seeking careers in international affairs, in government, diplomacy, international business, non-government organisations (NGOs), international organisations, and the media. It is a program that combines advanced study in the field of international relations, with relevant professional skills development, and an electives program that is specifically designed to promote cross-cultural understanding. The elective program also reflects Australia’s geographic location and the University of Melbourne’s research strengths, notably in Asian and Islamic Studies, European Studies and global and regional governance in politics, society and culture. The program will also offer students exchange, internship and language study opportunities. The degree is specifically designed as a pathway to professional employment. There is a thesis option for high achieving students who may wish to progress to a PhD.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+61 3 9035 5511