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Master of International Relations/ Master of Project Management

What can you do with your degree?

The combined Master’s 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.


Trade specialist

An international trade specialist has the responsibility of both analysing and coordinating international business decisions based on the global market. They assist trade partners and clients with the maximisation of business investment opportunities overseas.

Government agencies

International Relations graduates are commonly recruited for Project and Program related roles in government agencies, notably, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Defence, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Australian Public Service, and Tourism Australia.

Humanitarian agency

Graduates with an understanding of international affairs, globalisation, political, environmental, and societal concerns are sought after in most global offices with an international outreach.

Embassies and Consulates

Government embassies, high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions, and representative offices offer a range of careers in diplomacy, policy, and communication.

Professional accreditation

Bond University is the only university in Australia with programs recognised by all three of the following industry bodies including Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Centre (PIM-GAC), and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Take your skill set to the next level

Extend your learning beyond the completion of your degree. Consider progressing on your journey to sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge in other specialised areas through these learning opportunities.


Our microcredential courses allow you to upskill in your chosen area without the commitment of a full degree. Ranging in length from a few hours to a few weeks, Bond's microcredentials are taught by academics who have their finger on the industry pulse.

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Executive education

Enhance your knowledge and skills with one of our executive education programs or microcredentials in enterprise governance. A great alternative to pursuing a full degree, these programs allow you to upskill in a short time frame.

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Fellows and mentors

Here at Bond, we proudly partner with a number of University Fellows and offer a range of mentoring programs to our students. Discover how our students are given the chance to team up with successful professionals and learn invaluable life lessons.

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