Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
This one year program is designed to develop the skills of cultural innovators and critically reflective leaders in government, business, international aid, development and education.
You will design, research and complete a scholarly thesis and undertake advanced course work that provides a firmer grounding in the field and in broader research methods.
Building on the capabilities you acquired at undergraduate degree level, this program will enhance your sense of professional identity and widen your learning horizons through exposure to research practice.
Many graduates continue on to develop an academic research career though further Master and PhD studies. Employers value an honours degree because it demonstrates higher-order research, analysis and writing skills.
You’ll engage with the academic world of global studies by joining a network of talented students, who develop fresh insights into international issues through deeper analysis.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
This program uses a variety of teaching and learning approaches, including:
- interactive coursework seminars that develop theoretical knowledge and research skills
- opportunities for collaborative learning and peer review
- individual self-paced research in conjunction with expert supervision.
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal. All programs are delivered in English.
Assessment activities may incorporate written, oral, group and online components.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
As a graduate of this program you will be a highly versatile, articulate and imaginative future international professional. You will be knowledgeable about global intercultural, social, linguistic and political issues and processes, and possess initiative and entrepreneurial skills.
You will also be able to engage in professional and academic research and enter debates on related issues and processes within the international sector. You will also have specialist knowledge in your chosen thesis area.
Past graduates of the program have continued on to higher degrees by research and professional employment in organisations with international orientations, including government, non-government and community and global organisations both in Australia and overseas.
Graduates have undertaken roles as:
- international educators
- international aid workers
- international development workers
- international policy advisers
- foreign affairs officers
- social researchers
- civil services
- communications officers
- international political analysts
- international business managers.
Program and course information
Prepare yourself for a career in academic research
Enhance your sense of professional identity and widen your learning horizons through exposure to a range of professional and research practices.