Master of International Relations (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Dual Degree)

Monash University

This international double master's program enables students to complete the requirements of the Monash Master of International Relations as well as a second degree with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). Students will study one year at Monash University in Australia and one year at the partner university. On successful completion of the academic program at Monash and the academic program at the partner university, students will be eligible to graduate with the degrees from both institutions, awarded separately. This double degree course is subject to maximum quotas for each partner university. Interested students must inquire directly to the course coordinator for Master of International Relations in the Faculty of Arts at Monash, and if eligible, will be invited to apply. This course offers students a window into the diverse and dynamic world of politics in the 21st century. It offers a range of topics such as global security, economics and human rights with 4 specialisations: governance and security; international diplomacy and trade; political violence and counter-terrorism; or advanced international relations. This course provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of international affairs, grounded in the key debates framing global politics and driven by in-depth empirical analysis. Through this, students will be able to make sense of the complexity of global politics by providing the analytical perspectives and skills needed to see both the 'bigger picture' and comprehend detailed aspects of specific issues. Subject to conditions, students have the opportunity to study abroad, and to develop research interests in a number of areas.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,400
International: $64,000

Entry Requirements:

An Australian undergraduate degree with a major in humanities and social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent; or An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in equivalent to a major in humanities and social sciences with at least credit (60%) average in both qualifications, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent. Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.


Core subjects, electives, a research study option, experiential learning, international opportunities.

Subjects you can Study:

General international relations studies; Governance and security; International diplomacy and trade; Political violence and counter-terrorism

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Full time 2 years

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