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Graduate Certificate in International Relations

Postgraduate | BND-IRS-GCE | 2024

Explore interconnected issues beyond national borders

Enhance your global perspective and broaden your career options. Complete a core study of research methods and a selection of IR subjects. From climate change to transnational crime, you’ll build your understanding of politics and diplomacy.

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4 months full time or part time equivalent
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Graduate Certificate in International Relations

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Career opportunities

Government agency

International relations graduates are commonly recruited for Project and Program related roles within Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Department of Defence, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Australian Public Service, and Tourism Australia, to name a few. 

Charity organisations 

Graduates with an understanding of international affairs, globalisation, politics and societal issues are sort after in most global offices with international outreach, such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). 

Embassy and consulates 

Government embassies, high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions and representative offices exist globally and offer a range of careers, from diplomacy and policy to communication.     

Career outlook

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