Master of Public Policy: Foreign and Defence Policy Specialisation

Master of Public Policy in Foreign and Defence Policy


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Become an expert in the foreign and defence policy decision-making methods of major powers in the Asia Pacific, including Australia. You may view our student experience here

  • Degree specialisation designed to provide a gateway to securing foreign and defence policy roles
  • Develop expertise in foreign policy decision-making processes
  • Implement response strategies relating to foreign and defence policy changes

If your aim is to become an expert in foreign policy decision making, this degree specialisation is for you. With a specific focus on defence-related matters, you will develop in-demand expertise on the decision-making methods adopted by major powers in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, and how they interact.

By drawing on theoretical frameworks, you will build niche skills in the analysis of changes in the strategic environment, and gain clarity on the role foreign and defence policies have in responding to these changes.

You will communicate meaningfully with external audiences about the challenges facing the Asia Pacific.

Related disciplines

  • Economics
  • Law
  • International Politics
  • Policy Studies
  • Political Sciences
  • Sociology

Commencing in 2021, all courses offered by the Crawford School of Public Policy will be available for either online or on campus study. Students will be able to choose the delivery mode that suits them best.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

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