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.
Why study with us?
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.