Political Science & International Relations

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If you are considering furthering your research in political science you will want to learn from the best in Australia and immerse yourself in the field


Degrees offered

Graduate coursework is offered in the Master of Globalisation and is available in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific through the Master of International Affairs and Master of Arts (International Relations).

Graduate research in political science and international relations at ANU covers a wide range of contemporary domestic and international political issues.

Political science

Political science research at ANU offers you the opportunity to explore political parties and institutions, interest groups and electoral systems, public policy, health and welfare policy, political theory, comparative politics and political economy.

International relations

Research in international relations includes the international political economy, globalisation, international relations theory, European politics, political literature and international relations, gendered international politics, diplomacy, strategy and foreign policy, international terrorism, security studies and development studies.

Social and political theory

Social and political theory is a growing area of interest in Australia and internationally. It involves a number of disciplines including philosophy, political science, sociology, economics and law.

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