Graduate Diploma of International Relations
Course summary for international students
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of International Relations|
Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$23,380* AUD|
|Level||Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)|
|CRICOS course code||017933D|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||A613|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
- Alternate exits
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.
Fees and charges
Career opportunities for international relations graduates exist in all levels of government, private sector corporations and small business, non-government organisations, the media, consultancy, the defence forces, foreign affairs departments, immigration departments, management consultancies, multicultural associations, education, health, politics and research.
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To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of International Relations, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
- 8 credit points of compulsory core units
|AIR719||The United Nations and International Law|
|AIR726||Human Rights in the International System|
|AIR728||Global Political Economy|
|AIR747||Contemporary International Politics|
|AIR701||China and the World|
|AIR742||International Relations Theory|
|AIR748||Contemporary Security and Strategy|
Entry requirements - specific
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate of Creative Arts, applicants require a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution or equivalent:
- a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution; or
- qualifications deemed to be equivalent.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
To be eligible for admission to this program, all applicants must also meet the minimum English language requirements, see here.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses. (more details)
Credit for prior learning - general
How to apply
|Graduate Certificate of International Relations (A513)|