Why study the Graduate Certificate in International Relations

The Graduate Certificate in International Relations (IR) is a coursework program aimed at developing conceptual and empirical understanding and skill sets in research and knowledge development in the IR field. Students will gain an understanding of how states and other political entities shape the international system. The GCIR will cover four key areas that encompass the core dimensions of the international relations discipline: international theory, the development of the international system, international security, and international political economy.

Summary

  • Program code
    5643
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved degree with a GPA of 4.5; or

Have completed post-secondary studies and relevant work experience, approved by the executive dean.

Unless otherwise stated, the minimum amount of relevant work experience is 2 years full-time equivalent (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in International Relations are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in International Relations. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Courses and Programs

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