#22 in the world
Ranked 22nd in the world for arts and humanities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Understand traditional and emerging security challenges and apply theories to current events and policy debates.
Explore complex, interconnected issues such as causes and consequences of war; ethnic, religious and ideological conflict; and threats from climate change, disease and nuclear proliferation. We will draw on economics, political science, law, business, public health and more.
We provide an extraordinary depth and breadth of study. Our teachers are actively engaged with the policy community and regularly undertake field research within the region.
Through our Centre for International Security Studies, you will have the opportunity to take classes in international relations, public policy and Australian politics, and receive broad training in international security.
The Department of Government and International Relations has links to some of the major policy think tanks in Australia, such as the Australian Institute of International Affairs, and the Lowy Institute.
You may wish to work in Australian government agencies that deal with security issues, diplomacy, risk management, consulting for corporations and non-government organisations, and journalism. Our graduates can be found in roles in KPMG, the Australian Federal Police, the Department of Defence and the Lowy Institute, to name a few.
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma in International Security requires:
You can progress from a Graduate Diploma to Masters in the same subject area, after successful completion of the shorter course.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
Camperdown/ Darlington campus