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Curtin University's Graduate Certificate in International Relations and National Security lets you explore the key characteristics of the international system, the nation state, balance of power and domestic influences on foreign policy.
You'll look at challenges to world security in the post-Cold War era, study great powers and their role in global security and consider the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
You'll also have the opportunity to study two specialist topics chosen to suit your current and future career needs. With this Graduate Certificate under your belt, you can choose to further develop your skills with the Graduate Diploma and the Master of International Relations and National Security.
Flexible delivery modes mean you can choose to study online, on-campus or via a combination of the two, letting you grow your career opportunities without sacrificing your lifestyle!
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this international relations course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in International Relations and National Security from Curtin University.
This qualification positions you to pursue exciting roles in foreign policy and defence, international trade, public service, non-government international organisations, journalism and mass media, teaching, business or consulting. You may also choose to advance your knowledge by undertaking further study with the Graduate Diploma and then the Master of International Relations and National Security.
Curious about where a career in international studies could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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