Graduate Certificate in International Relations

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

International Relations is the most controversial, dynamic and exciting area of political science. This program suite has a strong practitioner focus and is highly relevant for people working in - or aspiring to work in, government and international organisations. Topics covered include international security, human rights, religion and identity politics, diplomacy and statecraft, political economy and global governance.


  • A Post-Secular Age? Religion, the State and Global Society
  • Australian Foreign Policy
  • Business and Government
  • Democratisation Business and Governance in Asia
  • Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific
  • Ethics in International Relations
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Gender and Security
  • Global Security
  • Globalisation
  • Globalisation and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Independent Project
  • International Business Dynamics
  • International Law and Organisations
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Key Issues in Development Studies
  • Negotiation Strategy and Skill
  • Policy Advice: Evidence, Argument and Persuasion in Policy-Making
  • Politics of the Global Economy
  • Prudence, Ethics and Accountability
  • Public Participation and Social Impact Assessment
  • Research Design
  • Research Methods for Policy Makers
  • Terrorism
  • The Political, Legal and Governance Environment
  • The Politics of International Environmental Issues: Knowledge, Power and Interests

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higherRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $13,500 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $13,500 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

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