The Master of International Studies is designed to equip students with analytical and critical skills for understanding contemporary international politics, and will prepare you for entry into a wide range of professions in international affairs.
The course responds to contemporary developments that affect the governance of societies across the globe, from terrorism to public sector reform. It covers a wide variety of areas that include the study of globalisation, development, democracies, processes of state formation, international organisations, theories of International Relations (IR), international political economy, international security, global environmental politics, Asia Pacific and Northeast Asian Politics.
You will be exposed to a wide variety of topics that bring you an in-depth understanding of the forces and institutions that shape the relations between states and the governance of societies across the globe. Undertaking a Master of International Studies at the University of Sydney will give you access to world-class experts in a broad politics and international relations field.
Some of the dynamic areas that you can focus on include the study of globalisation, international political economy, international security, human rights, global environmental politics, Asia Pacific and northeast Asian politics, and international relations theory.