Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level. The degree provides exciting study and career options in the important and prestigious arena of diplomatic practice and other practice-oriented international relations careers. You will be taught by internationally recognised research scholars from the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs , have the opportunity to engage with senior diplomats from Australia and elsewhere, and you will graduate from a world-class university, positioning you firmly in the centre of a global network of leading scholars and policy-makers. The Master of Diplomacy also provides a broad list of electives offered by experts in regional, international and language studies at the ANU, allowing for both breadth and depth of learning.


The Master of Diplomacy requires completion of 48 units


  • Diplomacy

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines: International Relations, Public Policy and Administration, Strategic or Security Studies, Political Science, History, Sociology, Economics and Development Studies, Social Science, Law, and Regional Studies

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $53,370 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
Online International: $53,370 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

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