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MIR International Relations

Catalog id : 5641
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
25200 AUD
National
23320 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of International Relations (MIR) is a coursework program aimed at developing conceptual and empirical understanding and skill sets in research and knowledge in the IR field. The MIR builds on a core set of four courses covering the main elements of IR. Students will also be able to focus on a range of elective options covering fields such as IR of the Asian Pacific, Law and International Politics, Security and Statecraft, and Globalisation and Development. A research dissertation option is also available.

Within the program there are more than 30 course options that allows students to acquire theoretical knowledge and study contemporary problems. 

Students can choose to focus on coursework, or undertake a research thesis over two semesters. Students also have the opportunity for fieldwork working closely with an organization in Australia or overseas. 

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • An approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 5.

 For International students:

  • An approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 5.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening)

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title       

      Part A :

  • POLS7107 Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development
  • POLS7211 International Security
  • POLS7216 Evolution of the International System
  • POLS7251 Theories in International Relations

       Part B:

       Security and Statecraft:

  • POLS7225 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • POLS7227 Critical Security Studies
  • POLS7228 Strategic Studies
  • POLS7325 Security and Development
  • POLS7506 Arms Control & Disarmament

      Globalisation and Development:

  • POLS7190 Indigenous Politics within and beyond the state
  • POLS7229 Global Governance: Origins, Challenges and Trajectories
  • POLS7302 Politics of Development
  • POLS7509 Gender and the Global Politics of Development

      International Relations of Asia Pacific:

  • HIST7104 The Making of the Modern Asia Pacific
  • POLS7208 International Relations of the Asia- Pacific
  • POLS7408 International Political Economy of the Asia Pacific
  • POLS7409 Governance and Regionalism in the Asia Pacific

      International Politics and Law:

  • LAWS7710 Principles of Global Law
  • LAWS7711 Laws of War
  • LAWS7713 Law, Terrorism and Human Rights
  • LAWS7714 Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities
  • POLS7260 Politics of International Law
  • POLS7503 Ethics and Human Rights

      Part C:

  • COMU7012 Communication and Social Movements
  • POLS7101 Dynamics of Governance
  • POLS7111 Dynamics of Public Policy
  • POLS7207 Independent Study
  • POLS7218 Specialist Studies in International Relations
  • POLS7521 Applied Fieldwork Experience
  • POLS7523 Gender, Peace and Security in Global and Local Perspective
  • SOCY7339 Introducing Quantitative Research
  • POLS7701 Research Methods
  • POLS7704 Research Report
  • POLS7705 Research Thesis
  • POLS7706 Research Thesis

      Part D:

  • POLS7000 Writing Politics
  • POLS7001 Researching Politics
  • POLS7258 Foundations in International Relations

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

 

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