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Masters Programs in Political Science in Australia 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

A political science program covers topics regarding the structure and function of governments, and how they influence humans and societies. The field evaluates the political, social, and economic aspects of government policies as well.

Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

Top Master Programs in Political Science in Australia 2020

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Australian National University (ANU) - Law
Canberra , Australia

There has never been a more important time to study international law and diplomacy. In an age of changing realities, there is a high demand for graduates capable of navigatin ... +

There has never been a more important time to study international law and diplomacy. In an age of changing realities, there is a high demand for graduates capable of navigating the challenges that shape our international society. The Master of International Law and Diplomacy is a joint degree that addresses needs arising from the unique dynamics of the current political and business environment where policy, law and dispute resolution intersect. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney , Australia

The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG) is designed to develop practical knowledge and essential skills for pol ... +

The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG) is designed to develop practical knowledge and essential skills for policy making and management. The course has an applied focus, underpinned by contemporary policy making theories. It offers students the opportunity to critically apply their learning to real-world problems and build their understanding of policy formation, policy and program evaluation, and utilising evidence for influence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose electives from a range of subjects across UTS. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed and delivered by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Canberra , Australia

The Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively ... +

The Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney , Australia

The Master of Local Government provides professionals, managers and leaders in local government with an advanced body of knowledge and skills to reflect critically on theory a ... +

The Master of Local Government provides professionals, managers and leaders in local government with an advanced body of knowledge and skills to reflect critically on theory and practice. This enables them to apply this knowledge in their roles in strategic thinking, planning and shaping local communities. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Canberra , Australia

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies progra ... +

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Canberra , Australia

With a Master of National Security Policy, you will gain a unique, in-depth understanding of the security challenges that confront countries in our region and the world.

With a Master of National Security Policy, you will gain a unique, in-depth understanding of the security challenges that confront countries in our region and the world. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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