Master of Arts (International Relations)

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Master of Arts (International Relations)
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne) and Cloud (Online)

Duration1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code039171D
Deakin course codeA726

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin's Master of Arts (International Relations) aims to produce graduates who are able to demonstrate high-level skills of theoretical and empirical analysis and interpretation of global issues and events. In addition the course will give you a substantial understanding of the complexities of contemporary international relations.

Alternative exits

Graduate Certificate of International Relations (A513)
Graduate Diploma of International Relations (A613)

Course rules

Students must complete 12 credit points of study comprising 2 credit points of core units and 10 credit points of electives selected from the specified list below.

Specialisations

Asia-Pacific Regional Politics

Conflict and Security

Human Rights and International Law

International Political Economy and Global Governance

Course structure

Core units

AIR742International Relations Theory

AIR747Contemporary International Politics

Electives

AIR701China and the World

AIR706Political Economy of the Asia Pacific

AIR707Global Governance

AIR712Australian Foreign Policy

AIR717International Conflict Analysis

AIR719The United Nations and International Law

AIR726Human Rights in the International System

AIR728Global Political Economy

AIR729Human Security in Global Politics

AIR732Terrorism in International Politics

AIR748Contemporary Security and Strategy

AIR749Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

AIR753Regionalism in International Politics

AIR754Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Control

AIR790International Relations Internship (2 credit points)

AIX702Dissertation A

AIX703Dissertation B

AIX704Research Paper A

AIX705Research Paper B

ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and Change (No longer available for enrolment)

ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and Local Culture (No longer available for enrolment)

MPE707International Banking and Finance

MPE711Global Trade and Markets

MPM735International Business Management

MPT781/MPE781Economics for Managers



Details of specialisations

Asia-Pacific Regional Politics

AIR701China and the World

AIR706Political Economy of the Asia Pacific

AIR712Australian Foreign Policy

AIR749Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

AIR753Regionalism in International Politics

AIR754Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Control

Conflict and Security

AIR701China and the World

AIR717International Conflict Analysis

AIR729Human Security in Global Politics

AIR732Terrorism in International Politics

AIR748Contemporary Security and Strategy

AIR749Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

AIR753Regionalism in International Politics

AIR754Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Control

Human Rights and International Law

AIR707Global Governance

AIR717International Conflict Analysis

AIR719The United Nations and International Law

AIR726Human Rights in the International System

AIR729Human Security in Global Politics

International Political Economy and Global Governance

AIR706Political Economy of the Asia Pacific

AIR707Global Governance

AIR719The United Nations and International Law

AIR728Global Political Economy

AIR753Regionalism in International Politics