Master of International Law and Politics MIntLaw&Pols
The Master of International Law and Politics is designed for students with an honours degree in some area of international politics or diplomacy, who wish to develop their specialist knowledge.
The MIntLaw&Pols requires four courses and a dissertation, including two to three courses in international politics and one to two courses in international law.
The degree prepares students for exciting careers in the diplomatic service, specialised legal practice, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organisations and the military.
Candidates must have qualified for a BA(Hons) in Political Science or Diplomacy and International Relations, or a related subject, or have alternative qualifications and experience acceptable to the programme.
The MIntLaw&Pols comprises a written dissertation and four courses from the schedule to the degree. For information on courses see the Regulations website (below).
One of the courses credited must be ILAP 601 Principles of Public International Law, unless the candidate has completed a LAWS 300-level course, or equivalent, on the principles of public international law. Students are strongly recommended to include either ILAP 663 or ILAP 651.
The dissertation will normally be submitted by March 15 (for students commencing study in Semester 1) or July 31 (for students commencing study in Semester 2) in the year following the commencement of study.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of International Law and Politics (University Regulations website).