Master of International Relations

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to tackle international issues. This course equips you with the theoretical, historical and practical knowledge and skills relevant to the analysis of contemporary international relations and is particularly oriented toward understanding developments, outlooks, relationships and possibilities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,350
International: $49,650

Entry Requirements:

A relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA with the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major; or a Graduate Certificate in International Relations or Graduate Diploma in International Relations, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA with the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent


The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points.

Subjects you can Study:

International relations

Study Pathways:

The Faculty may grant credit towards the course for units up to a total value of 24 points in the case of students who have completed a relevant honours degree as recognised by the Faculty. The Graduate Diploma in International Relations articulates with this course.

Who for:

Graduates who wish to acquire advanced knowledge relevant to the analysis of contemporary international relations, with reference to the Asian region

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Crawley No info Yes Part time 3 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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