International Relations

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in International Relations 
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC035
CRICOS code: 045233M

Course name: Graduate Diploma in International Relations 
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD025
CRICOS code: 045234K

Course name: Master of Arts (International Relations)  
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM028
CRICOS code: 020923B

Overview

Our postgraduate programs in International Relations cover key theoretical concepts, major historical themes and significant current issues and provide you with grounding in academic debates and research literature in international relations.

Graduates are suitable for careers in foreign affairs, defence, international trade and related areas.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate normally must hold an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent, eg an Honours degree or extensive work experience) at an acceptable grade average may apply for entry to the Graduate Diploma or Masters degree respectively and will receive credit for work already completed.

Alternatively, Graduate Diploma or Masters students may choose to exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma after completing sufficient units.

International students: Entry and English language requirements

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in International Relations  Place type: Full fee paying

2017: $8,784
2017: $13,650
2018: $14,050

Graduate Diploma in International Relations Place type: Full fee paying

2017: $17,568
2017: $27,300
2018: $28,100
Master of Arts (International Relations) Place type: Full fee paying

2017: $17,614
2017: $27,300
2018: $28,100

Note:

  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.