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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 24.1k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 24.1k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 31 5월 2016
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 280pts.
  • Duration:
  • 2 years

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    he Master of Diplomacy is your pathway to professional advancement, equipping you with the skills you need to effectively represent your country or organisation at an international level.

    Relevant to diplomatic practitioners in diverse fields, this unique program draws on the internationally-renowned expertise of the staff of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, and positions you firmly in the centre of a global network of leading scholars and policy-makers.

    Career Options

    Employment Opportunities

    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.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of diplomacy as a practice and field of study.
    2. Represent their country or organisation effectively at an international level;
    3. Demonstrate 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;
    4. 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;
    5. Understand and engage with transnational issues in a globalised environment; undertake the tasks of persuasion and advocacy;
    6. Design multi-stakeholder processes that lead to solutions;
    7. Apply diplomatic skills such as negotiation, understanding of protocol and conflict resolution;.
    8. Apply knowledge of the dynamics of contemporary diplomacy, especially in the Asia-Pacific region;
    9. Develop high-level research and writing skills to undertake self-directed study in diplomacy;
    10. Use their knowledge and skills to analyse new areas of concern in both scholarly and policy-relevant terms;
    11. Communicate their findings in academic and practical contexts, justifying their approach and methods in appropriate.

    Cognate disciplines

    International Relations, Strategic Studies, International Law, Asia-Pacific Studies, Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, International and Development Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration, Environmental Management and Development and Peace and Conflict Studies.

    The Master of Diplomacy requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

    48 units from the following initial component:

    12 units from the completion of the following compulsory courses:

    INTR8036 World Politics

    INTR8065 Writing International Relations

    12 units from completion of diplomacy courses from the following list:

    DIPL8008 The United Nations and Peace

    DIPL8009 Diplomacy in a Globalizing World

    DIPL8010 Diplomacy and Development

    24 units from completion of courses from the following list:

    EURO8003 The European Union: Regional Integration in Comparative Perspective.

    IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy

    INTR8011 International Relations Theory

    INTR8013 International Political Economy 1

    INTR8013 International Political Economy 1

    INTR8032 Global Security 1

    INTR8032 Global Security 1

    INTR8045 Global Governance 1

    INTR8053 Ethics of Peace and War

    INTR8055 Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy

    INTR8060 China: Global Engagement and Domestic Transformation

    INTR8062 Humanitarianism in World Politics

    INTR8062 Humanitarianism in World Politics

    INTR8064 Gender, War, and Justice in South and Southeast Asia

    INTR8067 U.S. Security Policy in the Asia-Pacific

    INTR8068 Making Foreign Policy

    INTR8070 International Organization

    MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism

    MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism

    MEAS8112 Dynamics of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    MEAS8115 Islam in World Politics

    NSPO8004 National Security Leadership and Risk Management

    NSPO8006 National Security Policymaking

    NSPO8006 National Security Policymaking

    NSPO8007 National Security: Concepts and Challenges

    NSPO8010 Civil-Military Relations

    NSPO8010 Civil-Military Relations

    NSPO8013 Disease, Security and Biological Weapons

    NSPO8015 Asian Regionalism and Security: Implications for Australia

    NSPO8015 Asian Regionalism and Security: Implications for Australia

    NSPO8016 Governance, State Weakness and Human Security in Asia

    NSPO8016 Governance, State Weakness and Human Security in Asia

    NSPO8017 Malicious Networks: Transnational Terrorism and Crime

    NSPO8017 Malicious Networks: Transnational Terrorism and Crime

    POGO8115 International Negotiations

    POLS8003 Culture and Development in Latin America

    POLS8003 Culture and Development in Latin America

    POLS8028 Post-Conflict Justice

    POLS8029 Regional Integration in the Global Economy

    POLS8031 Globalisation: Theories, Issues, Debates

    POLS8031 Globalisation: Theories, Issues, Debates

    POLS8032 Globalization: the Interaction of Economics and Politics

    POLS8032 Globalization: the Interaction of Economics and Politics

    POLS8032 Globalization: the Interaction of Economics and Politics

    SOCY8004 Interest Groups, Advocacy and Public Policy

    STST8001 Strategic Studies

    STST8002 Grand Strategies in the Asia-Pacific

    STST8004 Australian Strategic and Defence Policy

    STST8013 China's Defence and Strategic Challenges

    STST8021 Intelligence and Security

    STST8026 Nuclear Strategy in the Asian Century

    STST8027 Insurgency & Counterinsurgency in an Age of Terror

    STST8051 Great and Powerful Friends: Strategic alliances and Australian security

    NSPO8019 Sectarianism and Religiously Motivated Violence

    48 units from completion of the following concluding component:

    36 units from the completion of the following compulsory courses:

    DIPL8001 Transnational Diplomacy

    DIPL8002 Contemporary Challenges in Diplomacy: Politics, Economics, Law, and Strategy

    DIPL8003 Case Studies in Diplomacy

    DIPL8004 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

    12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

    DIPL8006 Diplomacy, Politics and the United Nations

    DIPL8008 The United Nations and Peace

    DIPL8009 Diplomacy in a Globalizing World

    DIPL8010 Diplomacy and Development

    Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.


    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 


    program_requirements

    A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a 70% average

    All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

    Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

    Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

    Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

    ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling all students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. 

    Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

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