Что я буду изучать?

This course is designed for people who want the expertise to understand, analyse and critically assess the increasingly complex problems of international relations and national security.

This course builds on the curriculum of the graduate certificate to provide you with the opportunity to complete further specialist topics.

Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate, you may transfer to this graduate diploma, and then subsequently enrol in the Master of International Relations and National Security.

What you'll learn

apply knowledge of the principles and concepts of international relations and national security in work related settings; foster gained knowledge and develop strong independent research skills through minor and major research projects
critically analyse and interpret major political, security, socio-economic and policy issues using an international relations and security studies framework; think creatively to develop effective policy solutions to national and international challenges
identify, systemise, process, and critically evaluate and synthesise relevant data from a range of appropriate sources; create an effects-based policy product
communicate, both verbally and in writing, comprehensive analyses of complex international relations and national security data or theories
use relevant technologies to effectively collect and interrogate data, and communicate findings
develop strong independent learning and analytical skills
develop skills to think strategically and in the global context
develop strong appreciation of working in multi-cultural national and international environments
develop and practice effective independent multi-tasking and team management skills; develop leadership skills and strong professional ethics

Why study Graduate Diploma in International Relations and National Security

These courses have an interdisciplinary approach with perspectives from political science, history, geography and anthropology.
Our academics are also practitioners in their field of study, with many years of real-world experience.
Our international staff provide expert teaching and learning from all over the world, including Japan, Indonesia, Russia and the United Kingdom.
Curtin is the only university in Western Australia to offer such a course at a postgraduate level, with strong industry links and connections.

Career information

The future of international relations and national security

From climate change to terrorism, cyber threats to the plight of refugees and mass human displacement, the international system is growing evermore complex. To address contemporary challenges, international relations and national security professionals require diverse theoretical and practical training that responds to real-world situations. This course provides such theoretical underpinnings and practical skills which gives you much sought after employment capabilities.


  • Diplomat
  • Intelligence Officer
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Signals Analyst
  • Strategic Policy
  • Foreign Policy
  • Federal Agent
  • Police Officer
  • Border Force Officer
  • International Development
  • UN Political Affairs Officer
  • Military Officer (Navy, Army, Air Force)
  • International Trade Policy
  • Researcher
  • Journalist


  • Foreign affairs
  • Defence
  • Security
  • Intelligence
  • National security
  • Law enforcement
  • State and Federal public service
  • Academic and industry think-tanks
  • Media and journalism
  • International trade
  • Civil Society, such as the UN
  • Global NGOs

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Humanities



Варианты обучения

Онлайн/дистанционно с посещением (1 год)

A$29,600.00 (1,262,866 руб) за 1 год

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Начало обучения

24 Февраль 2020, 27 Июль 2020


Curtin University

Bentley Campus,

Kent Street,


Western Australia,

6102, PERTH, Australia

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Applicants must Completed a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution. Some courses may require a relevant work experience. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

Для иностранных студентов

A bachelor degree in any field of study from a recognised tertiary institution.

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C; and Pearson Test of English Academic: 60. IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening: 7.0; overall band score: 7.0; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 79 Overall; Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21.

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Об этом университете

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