This course explores the key characteristics of the international system, the nation state, balance of power and domestic influences on foreign policy. You will examine challenges to world security in the post Cold War era, study great powers and their role in global security and consider the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Your core studies will be supported by two specialist topics chosen to suit your current and future career needs.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in International Relations and National Security, you may transfer to the graduate diploma, and then subsequently enrol in the Master of International Relations and National Security.
Upon graduation you will be well-placed to seek a career in foreign policy and defence, international trade, public service, non-government international organisations, journalism and mass media, teaching, business or consulting.
Credit for previous study
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
2016 Curtin International Scholarships: Merit Scholarship
Curtin University is an inspiring, vibrant, international organisation, committed to making tomorrow better. It is a beacon for innovation, driving advances in technology through high-impact research and offering more than 100 practical, industry-aligned courses connecting to workplaces of tomorrow.
Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, the University is also ranked 25th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 Curtin also received an overall five-star excellence rating in the QS stars rating.
Curtin University strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.
For full details and terms and conditions of this scholarship, please visit: curtin.edu/int-scholarships and click on Merit.