Graduate Certificate of International Relations

Course summary for international students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of International Relations
Deakin course code A513

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The forces of globalisation are generating profound effects on many spheres of economic, social and political activity, and a deeper knowledge of international relations is becoming necessary in many areas of public life. The International Relations program aims to produce graduates who are able to demonstrate, in their professional life, high-level skills of analysis and interpretation of global issues and events, and substantial understanding of the complexities of contemporary international relations.  The program is offered at graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters levels to meet a variety of needs in terms of entry qualifications and graduation options.

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of International Relations, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study from the specified list of units below. 

Course structure

Trimester 1

AIR717International Conflict Analysis

AIR719The United Nations and International Law

AIR726Human Rights in the International System

AIR747Contemporary International Politics

AIR728Global Political Economy

Trimester 2

AIR729Human Security in Global Politics

AIR748Contemporary Security and Strategy

AIR707Global Governance

Trimester 3

AIR712Australian Foreign Policy


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