The Master of Diplomacy (Advanced) is your pathway to professional advancement and higher degree research, equipping you with knowledge about practices of international affairs and real-world skills to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level. The degree provides exciting study and career options in the important and prestigious arena of diplomatic practice. You will be taught by internationally recognised research scholars from the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and senior diplomats from Australia and elsewhere, and you will graduate from a world-class university, positioning you firmly in the centre of a global network of leading scholars and policy-makers.
Ideal for careers in the foreign ministries and in the international sections of other ministries - for example Australia Awards, Defence, Prime Minister and Cabinet, Immigration, Trade, Environment; IGOs - United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund; Journalism and NGOs such as the Red Cross.
Upon successful completion, students should have the skills and knowledge to:
1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of transnational diplomacy and its contemporary challenges, from the perspective of multiple actors, such as a civil service department, multilateral body, international corporation or non-government organisation;
2. Display effective diplomatic skills with the ability to engage with transnational issues in a globalised environment with the use of negotiation, persuasion, advocacy and protocol
3. Use theories of diplomatic studies to reflect upon the global management of the world’s problems through diplomatic dialogue, and the role of the use of force, and design multi-stakeholder processes that lead to solutions;
4. Use advanced research and writing skills to undertake self-directed study in diplomacy and communicate findings in academic and practical contexts in the form of a sub-thesis, justifying their approach and methods as appropriate.
5. Use their knowledge and skills to analyse new areas of concern in both scholarly and policy-relevant terms to produce a significant piece of independent academic research.
Vision Science is the study of ocular, systemic and neurological disease, underpinned by foundations in biomedical, computation, statistical or societal expertise. Graduates will have an advanced knowledge and understanding of vision science, with experience investigating problems, critical thinking and analysing experimental data.
This stream will provide students with a broad understanding of vision science and significant experience in a chosen specialisation. Students will have the ability to undertake independent research in vision science with the potential to progress to a PhD degree.
As a graduate of this program, one can enjoy a wide range of careers in areas such as:
At the completion of this course, students should have gained:
The Master of Property is a professional degree to help develop your career in the property industry. You will gain advanced knowledge in:
Become a specialist in property development and management
The Master of Property offers you flexibility so you can take a two-year program if you already have a three-year undergraduate degree in property or the three-year program if your first degree is not in property and you are making a career change.
The Master of Property meets the requirements of the professional associations listed below and undergoes a regular formal review process to ensure the quality and relevance of the program.
Completing an accredited degree means you enter the workforce with a stamp of quality on your CV. In a competitive market, an accredited degree is an assurance of quality to employers and an advantage for you. For us, it means we continually strive to improve the quality of the degree in order to retain accreditation. So, you know you are getting the most up-to-date and innovative educational experience.
You complete a range of core courses covering all the property fundamentals including:
You can then enhance this fundamental knowledge with six property electives and two cross-disciplinary courses from the relevant fields of urban design, urban planning, architecture and landscape architecture. This means you enter the workforce with a well-rounded knowledge base and the skills to work effectively in multidisciplinary project teams.
If you are taking the three-year program, you will take five property subjects and three economics and commerce subjects before moving on to the final two years.
Once you graduate with the Master of Property you may go on to work as a: