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In a world where the connections of international relations grow ever more complex we need constantly to deepen our understanding...

Challenge your understanding of global governance and policy

“The Master of International Studies (MIntSt) is an innovative way of addressing this need through a multidisciplinary programme. It provides a dimension that widens to good effect the scope of international relations teaching. For countries like New Zealand whose interests and connections are genuinely global it provides a valuable foundation for great insight.”


Terence O'Brien

Former NZ Ambassador to the United Nations (New York and Geneva) and to the European Union.
Founding Director of the Centre For Strategic Studies, New Zealand.
Photo by John O'Brien / CC BY

Interested in international politics, diplomacy, and the global economy?

Graduates of Otago's one-year coursework master's degree in International Studies work in leading positions all over the world.

Come join them