Master of International Relations

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

1.5 Years

About the Course

The Master of International Relations is designed for graduates seeking careers that address international issues across government, international and non-government organisations, and international business. It will also suit those currently employed in internationally focused positions who are interested in upgrading their knowledge and skills. You will have the opportunity to undertake experiential-oriented subjects focused on humanitarian and development assistance through UOW’s partnership with RedR Australia at their campus in Victoria. This is a unique opportunity with an internationally recognised provider of humanitarian training programs, who are recognised both by United Nations agencies and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This course is for graduates of an Honours degree in a related humanities or social sciences discipline. This degree The Master of International Relations will advance your understanding of global security, peace and conflict, human rights, international law, political economy, development and humanitarian assistance, foreign policy, forced migration, and environmental politics. You will develop the skills to understand and respond to some of the most critical issues in the world today, as you explore key theoretical concepts in international relations and learn how they apply across a broad range of contemporary issues. Our industry partnership offers an internship program with hands-on training, something which is attractive to future employers. You will also have the opportunity to undertake student exchange or study at our UOW Dubai campus. What you will study International Relations at UOW builds on your theoretical knowledge about the complex global landscape. You will develop strong critical and creative-thinking skills, while undertaking independent research, collaborative projects and policy analysis. You can choose a research-focused degree, culminating in a major project or thesis. Or expand your knowledge across a range of issues, completing your degree with a capstone experience. This course will be available to commence in 2022.


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking