The Master of International Politics (by Coursework or Coursework and Minor Thesis) at the University of Melbourne provides specialist training for professional qualification purposes, usually to graduates working in the field, but may also be taken for general interest. Students who discontinue the course after completing 50 points may be eligible for a postgraduate certificate. Students in the two year program who complete 100 points of the masters may be eligible for the award of postgraduate diploma.
Students who complete the masters should:
- have an advanced knowledge of the major debates in international politics
- have a specialized knowledge of one or more disciplinary issue-areas
have produced academic work based on original research that reveals an awareness of the latest research and theoretical directions within the chosen disciplinary issue-area.