Master of International Relations

Students enrolled in the GCIR complete:

#8 from the MIR Course List below, consisting of:
#8 for Part A; or
#4 from Part A and #4 from Part B; or
#8 from Part D

Note: Students enrolling in the Graduate Certificate should seek advice from the Program Director about course selection before enrolling.

Students enrolled in the #16 MIR complete:

#16 from the MIR Course List below, consisting of:
#8 for Part A; and
#8 from Part B.

Students enrolled in the #24 MIR complete:

#24 from the MIR Course List below, consisting of:
#8 for Part A; and
#6 from Part B; and
#10 from Part B and/or Part C.

Students enrolled in the #32 MIR complete:

#32 from the MIR Course List below, consisting of:
#8 for Part A; and
#6 from Part B; and
#8 from Part D; and
#10 from Part B and/or Part C

Part A

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7107 2 Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development
POLS7211 2 International Security
POLS7216 2 Evolution of the International System
POLS7251 2 Theories in International Relations

Part B

Students may choose any combination of courses from the study areas in Part B.

Security and Statecraft

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7225 2 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
POLS7227 2 Critical Security Studies
POLS7228 2 Strategic Studies
POLS7325 2 Security and Development
POLS7506 2 Arms Control & Disarmament

Globalisation and Development

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7190 2 Indigenous Politics within and beyond the state
POLS7229 2 Global Governance: Origins, Challenges and Trajectories
POLS7302 2 Politics of Development
POLS7509 2 Gender and the Global Politics of Development

International Relations of Asia Pacific

Course Code Units Course Title
HIST7104 2 The Making of the Modern Asia Pacific
POLS7208 2 International Relations of the Asia- Pacific
POLS7408 2 International Political Economy of the Asia Pacific
POLS7409 2 Governance and Regionalism in the Asia Pacific

International Politics and Law

Course Code Units Course Title
LAWS7710 2 Principles of Global Law
LAWS7711 2 Laws of Armed Conflict
LAWS7713 2 Law, Terrorism and Human Rights
LAWS7714 2 Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities
POLS7260 2 Politics of International Law
POLS7503 2 Ethics and Human Rights

Diplomacy

Note: This stream is subject to entry restrictions, and requires permission of Program Director

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7225 2 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
POLS7226 2 New Security Challenges
POLS7311 2 Diplomacy and Development
POLS7408 2 International Political Economy of the Asia Pacific

Part C

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU7012 2 Communication and Social Movements
POLS7101 2 Dynamics of Governance
POLS7111 2 Dynamics of Public Policy
POLS7207 2 Independent Study
POLS7218 2 Specialist Studies in International Relations
POLS7521 2 Applied Fieldwork Experience
POLS7523 2 Gender, Peace and Security in Global and Local Perspective
SOCY7339 2 Introducing Quantitative Research
POLS7701 2 Research Methods
POLS7704 4 Research Report
POLS7705 8 Research Thesis
POLS7706 8 Research Thesis

Part D

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7000 4 Writing Politics
POLS7013 2 Foundations in Political Ideas
POLS7258 2 Foundations in International Relations