Master of International Relations and Diplomacy

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Political Science

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced knowledge and understanding of current research in international relations and current professional practice in diplomacy and related fields. They will have the skills necessary to understand theoretical and practical problems in international relations and to appreciate the connections between the principles and practice of diplomacy. Graduates will also have carried out a substantial piece of independent research so will have expertise in the formulation of research questions, data collection and analysis, case study analysis and hypothesis testing. They will be excellent communicators, having been trained to produce cogent and well-structured research reports and having experienced direct interaction with senior figures in politics and policy on the field trip and in the core course.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Political Science and Policy Studies at this level can earn:

$63,000

Median earnings one year after study

$71,000

Median earnings two years after study

$88,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

90%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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Freemasons University Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

of $6,000 each

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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Sources

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