Master of International Relations

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, September

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Interested in advancing your understanding of international politics and examining how concepts and theories in international relations shape our view of the world? The Master of International Relations is an advanced specialist degree that examines the complex way nation states and other global actors relate to one another.You will be introduced to the main theories and theoretical traditions that explain the practices and processes of world politics. You will extend and deepen your existing knowledge and understanding of world politics as well as learning advanced skills in research and analytical thinking. You will become part of the global conversation on issues such as military intervention, the rule of law, human security, economic development, human rights and global poverty.


Average Score

at least 65%


7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Politics, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020