Master of International Studies

University of Sydney

This program equips students with analytical and critical skills for understanding contemporary international politics. The structure reflects contemporary developments that affect the governance of societies across the globe, from terrorism to public sector reform. It covers a wide variety of areas that include the study of globalisation, development, democracies, processes of state formation, international organisations, theories of International Relations (IR), international political economy, international security, global environmental politics, Asia Pacific and Northeast Asian Politics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $50,000
International: $79,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree (credit); or Graduate Certificate in International Studies (credit) or equivalent


The embedded courses in this sequence are: (a) Graduate Certificate; (b) Graduate Diploma; (c) Master. Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

Subjects you can Study:

International studies

Study Pathways:

Exit points: Graduate Certificate in International Studies; Graduate Diploma in International Studies.

Who for:

Graduates looking for careers in a wide range of areas

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Full time 2 years
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Part time 4 years
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Online
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Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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