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The May semester for this program will be delivered remotely. In these extraordinary times, students will be able to access Bond's exceptional, personalised learning experience from all around the world. Learn more about remote learning at Bond
Expanding your career opportunities in the modern era, requires a deeper appreciation of the intricacies of international affairs. Increasingly, employers require skills in advanced research and critical thinking. The combined Master of International Relations/ Master of Project Management at Bond incorporates both coursework and dissertations, equipping graduates with refined research and project management skills with a solid grounding in contemporary, theoretical and cultural issues.
In 2020 we are offering a number of partial tuition fee 30th Anniversary Postgraduate Scholarships to high achieving domestic students applying to commence postgraduate studies at Bond University in either the May or September semester.
Intensive mode delivery
The program is delivered in intensive mode. Intensive mode delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles. Participants will receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies and workshops during contact hours. International students are required to be on campus every week. The Master International Relations/ Master of Project Management is also professionally recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This allows graduates to differentiate themselves within the industry.
The Master of Project Management is accredited by RICS, PMI and AIPM.
Combined degree options
- Master of Architecture / Master of Project Management
- Master of Construction Practice / Master of Project Management
- Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management
- Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning / Master of Project Management
- Master of Valuation and Property Development / Master of Project Management
- Master of International Relations / Master of Project Management
- Master of Business Administration / Master of Project Management
- Master of Communication / Master of Project Management
- Master of Criminology / Master of Project Management
- Gain a qualification professionally recognised by the Project Management Institute
- Small class sizes and a personalised approach to learning
- Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees
About the program
The combined Masters degree in International Relations and Project Management enables students interested in a career in diplomacy, international trade, government and business to acquire expertise in the planning, implementation and management of projects and programs. The addition of project and program management skills enables graduates to access more strategic positions in their organisation and to be responsible for overseeing new initiatives involving the management of scope, time, cost and risk. Show more
The combined Masters degree in International Relations and Project Management enables students interested in a career in diplomacy, international trade, government and business to acquire expertise in the planning, implementation and management of projects and programs. The addition of project and program management skills enables graduates to access more strategic positions in their organisation and to be responsible for overseeing new initiatives involving the management of scope, time, cost and risk. Students graduate with a Master of International Relations and a Master of Project Management upon completion.This combined degree is internationally recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Show less
The May 2020 semester will be delivered remotely.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Masters Coursework|
|Study area||Architecture and Built Environment, International Relations and Humanities|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
Required subjects (7)
You must complete all of the following subjects:
- Research Methods (HUMR71-100)
- Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution (SDCM71-323)
- Risk Management (SDIM71-201)
- Principles of Project Management (SSUD71-103)
- Project Finance and Procurement (SSUD71-111)
- Project Portfolio and Program Management (SSUD71-305)
- Project Resource Planning (SSUD71-403)
IR Discipline subjects (7)
You must choose (7) of the following subjects:
- Human Security and Global Development (INTR71-350)
- Public Policy (INTR71-103)
- Innovating Global Governance (INTR71-104)
- Transnational Crime (CRIM71-103)
- Security and Strategy (INTR71-102)
- Climate Change: Adaptation & Resilience (SSUD71-318)
- Diplomacy (INTR71-208)
- Politically Motivated Violence (INTR71-315)
- Language in Society (LING71-105)
In addition, you must choose one (1) of the following suites of subjects for your dissertation/portfolio:
- Major Research Project (Part A) (20cp) (20 credit points) (HUMR72-701)
- Major Research Project (Part B) (20cp) (20 credit points) (HUMR72-702)
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2020 fees: $12,498 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
- 2021 fees: $12,943 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.
To support students during the economic crisis created by the current pandemic, financial aid will be provided to students in Semester 2 in 2020. This is in the form of a one-off tuition fee relief, which will be a 20% reduction in Semester 2 tuition fees. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions.
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Academic entry requirements
Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree.
Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information