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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Arts/Master of International Relations

Gain a deep understanding of the political forces that shape the world, while graduating with two versatile degrees that set you up for a global career. You will major in international relations (IR) as part of your arts degree, then enhance your career options by choosing a complementary major and electives from the 36 disciplines on offer. In the masters component, you’ll explore global governance and the United Nations, IR theory, international politics, and security and strategy. 

Boost your employability and broaden your horizons through international experience opportunities. Working alongside leaders from diverse cultures will allow you to see international relations from a unique perspective – an important skill for your career and your life. 

Want to know more about Australia’s position in the world of international relations?

Challenge perceptions, test theories, and discover solutions to the relationship challenges between countries with the Bachelor of Arts/Master of International Relations.

When completing your master's degree, choose a specialization within IR, and complete a research project that puts into practice all that you’ve learned throughout your studies. Your specialization allows you to delve into any aspect of IR and become a subject matter expert in your field. Choose to specialize in:

  • conflict and security
  • diplomacy and activism
  • human rights and international law

Campus Information

Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa processing time
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduate with a unique skill set that will set you apart from the rest. Find employment across a range of organizations including:

  • consulting agencies
  • defense forces
  • education
  • foreign affairs departments
  • immigration departments
  • media
  • multicultural associates
  • NGOs
  • private-sector corporations
  • research.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India
  • (standard class XII) 65%

Applicants should have successfully completed a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, including Units 3 and 4–a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.

  • Course Code: 0101372
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 04 Year  06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 144000 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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