Master of International Relations and National Security
Advance your expertise in analysing global trends, international diplomacy and addressing security challenges.
6 months full-time
Online, In person
About this course
This course is designed for people who want the expertise to understand, analyse and critically assess the increasingly complex problems of international relations and national security.
What you will learn
apply knowledge of the principles and concepts of international relations and national security in work related settings; foster gained knowledge and develop strong independent research skills through minor and major research projects
critically analyse and interpret major political, security, socio-economic and policy issues using an international relations and security studies framework; think creatively to develop effective policy solutions to national and international challenges
identify, systemise, process, and critically evaluate and synthesise relevant data from a range of appropriate sources; create an effects-based policy product
communicate, both verbally and in writing, comprehensive analyses of complex international relations and national security data or theories
use relevant technologies to effectively collect and interrogate data, and communicate findings
develop strong independent learning and analytical skills
develop skills to think strategically and in the global context
develop strong appreciation of working in multi-cultural national and international environments
develop and practice effective independent multi-tasking and team management skills; develop leadership skills and strong professional ethics
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