This course is co-designed by leading academics and senior administrators who are currently involved in the study and practice of 21st century governance. That means you’ll be gathering a fairly impressive list of core professional skills in the areas of public management, policy analysis and leadership.
You’ll be able to boost your ethical research skills by undertaking a dissertation project and enhance your career opportunities at both the national and sub-national levels of the public services sector. Now that’s good policy.
A range of career opportunities exist for Master of Public Administration graduates in a range of sectors, including in:
If you’re an aspiring future leader who is keen to work in a high-level position within the public sector, this multi-disciplinary degree will arm you with the management and policy skills you need to manage organisations and lead public sector change.
Drawing on case studies and featuring practical interactive sessions, our course content is delivered by leading academics and guest speakers with extensive government experience, with the core subjects delivered by the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis.
You will undertake a specialised work-based research project as part of the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis’s work-integrated learning program. This will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a confident leap into your future career.
Learn how the United States, China, the European Union, and the United Nations operate in our global community, and acquire knowledge of key developments within international relations. The Master of International Relations engages with theory, international governance and law, international security, international political economy and international history.
Participate in an international student exchange and study another language to complement your skills. You can transcend theoretical perspectives by applying your expertise in a working environment, such as through an optional internship. Designed to meet your career-oriented goals, your internship can be in international organisations, government, business, media and NGOs.
If you want to open doors in your career in government, the private and NGO sector or academia, the Master of International Relations helps you to understand contemporary issues facing international laws, policies and governance.
Discover the nuanced international politics of climate change, nuclear weapons, genocide, human rights, globalisation, corruption, international trade, and women in global politics. You can train you focus on the Asia-Pacific, Europe, or the Middle East with expert tuition from regional specialists. And there’s always the option to progress to a research higher degree through a minor thesis option.
On graduation from the Master of International Relations, you will be ready for work in professional fields including:
Graduates have also gone on to work in global organisations including: