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Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
Explore the key characteristics of contemporary international relations, diplomacy, security and strategic affairs with this Graduate Diploma in International Relations and National Security at Curtin University.
This qualification builds on the Graduate Certificate in International Relations and National Security, allowing you to develop key knowledge and understanding of contemporary international relations and advanced skills in research and analytical thinking.
You'll also have the opportunity to explore topics such as: globalised terrorism, geo-politics, intelligence and analysis, strategic geography and much more.
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:
Plus your choice of the following:
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 Diploma in International Relations and National Security from Curtin University.
With this qualification under your belt, you'll be well positioned to pursue a career in a range of fields, including: foreign policy and defence, international trade, public service, non-government international organisations, journalism and mass media, teaching, business or consulting.
You can also pursue further study by undertaking 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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