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Master of Diplomacy (Advanced)

  • Masters (Coursework)

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
VDIPL, 088969D
Fees
$30,096 per year / $60,192 total

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6.0/7.0

Students must achieve a minimum 75% weighted average mark in the first 72 units of courses attempted in order to remain enrolled in the Master of Diplomacy (Advanced).

If the total number of units attempted exceeds 72 in the same teaching period in which the 72nd unit is attempted, exactly 72 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks.

Students who do not have the required minimum average mark, or who do not have the written agreement of an identified supervisor once they have completed the coursework for the degree, may be transferred to the Master of Diplomacy.

Cognate Disciplines

International Relations, Public Policy and Administration, Strategic or Security Studies, Political Science, History, Sociology, Economics and Development Studies, Social Science, Law, Regional Studies

English Language Requirements

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

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Application for course credits

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit.

Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $30,096.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $43,680.00 Scholarships

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Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

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