Master of International Relations

Bond University

Program Description

Master of International Relations

Bond University

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in international relations, political science, political studies, global studies or humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Bond University’s Master of International Relations program is an innovative, forward-looking program that is attuned to the dynamics of the globalising world and its multiple diplomatic channels. You will gain a solid grounding in contemporary, theoretical and cultural issues.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Foundation Subjects (8)

  • Diplomacy
  • Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge
  • Genocide – A Sociological and Criminological Approach
  • Political Economy of Global Development
  • Politically Motivated Violence
  • Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Security and Strategy in the 21st Century
  • Strategic Asia

Dissertation / Portfolio (4)
You must choose one of the following suites of subjects as your dissertation / portfolio:

  • Major Dissertation / Portfolio A (20 credit points)
  • Major Dissertation / Portfolio B (20 credit points)

OR

  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A
  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B
  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C
  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D

OR

  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A
  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B
  • Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C

OR

  • International Relations Internship and Portfolio

DISSERTATION / PORTFOLIO TOPICS

The Faculty of Society & Design has highly skilled academic staff that can provide supervision to students in the following areas:

  • ASEAN and Southeast Asian Regionalism
  • Australian Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • China’s Defence Policy
  • China’s Foreign Policy
  • Chinese Strategic Culture
  • Chinese Strategy and PLA Military Modernisation
  • Conduct of Future Warfare (Transformation of Defence Policy in the 21st Century)
  • Diplomacy, Theory And Practice (Including Sports- Diplomacy)
  • Dynamics and International Relations of Greater Central Asia
  • East West Diplomatic Culture and Practice
  • Futures Studies and International Relations
  • Global Political Economy and Global Development
  • Historical International Relations Systems
  • International Relations Theory
  • Middle and Great Power Theory (Australia, South Korea, India and China)
  • North Korean Politics, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • Pandemics and National / International Security
  • Politically Motivated Violence and Terrorism
  • Popular Geopolitics
  • Public Diplomacy - Theory and Practice
  • South Asian International Relations
  • Space Policy, Strategic Competition and International Security
  • The United Nations

PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES

This program will equip you with the critical thinking skills and strategic development required to expand your global career. You could seek to further your career in diplomacy, international trade, government and business through an enhanced understanding of regional and global politics, development, strategic decision making, sociology and economy.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 16, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
54 weeks
Full time
Price
Price
30,678 AUD
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Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Australia Robina, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
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Duration 54 weeks
Price 30,678 AUD
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