Deakin University

Master of International Relations

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

If you’re interested in understanding, investigating and responding to global issues, the Master of International Relations will give you the high-level skills in theoretical and empirical analysis to do so. Geo-political tensions, climate change, poverty, pandemics, human insecurity, and human rights abuses. These overarching concerns are just some of the pressing issues currently impacting our global community. By studying the Master of International Relations, you’ll better understand the nature of these problems, what the current responses to these problems are, and how these responses can be improved.


8 credit points of study


  • Conflict and security
  • Contemporary international politics
  • Diplomacy and activisim
  • Human rights and international law
  • Human rights in world politics
  • International political economy and global governance
  • International relations theory
  • Research
  • Security and strategy
  • Transnational activism and civil society
  • United nations and international organisation

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor honours (AQF8) degree in a related discipline or Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years relevant work experience or Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline or Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $21,600
International: $32,000
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

0101370 is CRICOS code

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