Griffith University

Master of International Relations

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

International Relations is the most controversial, dynamic and exciting area of political science. This program suite has a strong practitioner focus and is highly relevant for people working in - or aspiring to work in, government and international organisations. Topics covered include international security and terrorism, human rights, religion and identity politics, diplomacy and statecraft, political economy and global governance. The masters degree expands on the international relations knowledge you'll gain in the graduate certificate. In the masters, you can choose a coursework pathway or a dissertation pathway . The dissertation pathway can provide a pathway to a higher degree by research for candidates with the qualifying


  • A Post-Secular Age? Religion, the State and Global Society
  • Australian Foreign Policy
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Democratisation Business and Governance in Asia
  • Ethics in International Relations
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • GBS Dissertation
  • Globalisation
  • Independent Project
  • International Security
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Negotiation Strategy and Skill
  • Policy Advice: Evidence, Argument and Persuasion in Policy-Making
  • Prudence, Ethics and Accountability
  • Research Methods for Policy Makers
  • Terrorism
  • The Political, Legal and Governance Environment
  • The Politics of International Environmental Issues: Knowledge, Power and Interests

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $42,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 3 years
Online International: $42,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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