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Graduate Certificate in International Relations

What can you do with your degree?

Whether you are looking to change career paths or would like to expand your knowledge and skills within the international relations sector, this program will help you on your career path. Graduating from this program could lead to a range of roles in 

  • Politics 
  • Diplomacy 
  • Government and Non-government  
  • Humanitarian Aid and Advocacy  
  • Public Service  
  • Public Policy  
  • Local, State and Federal Government Relations   
  • Defence 
  • Immigration 
  • Foreign Affairs 
  • Education


Government agencies

International Relations graduates are commonly recruited for Project and Program related roles in government agencies, notably, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Defence, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Australian Public Service, and Tourism Australia.

Humanitarian organisation

Graduates with an understanding of international affairs, globalisation, political, environmental, and societal concerns are sought after in most global offices with an international outreach.

Embassies and consulates

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

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Further study options

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