The Diploma of Political Science and International Relations is a pathway program designed to help you transition into the Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations. You’ll develop foundational knowledge of political science and public policy, political economy and international relations in a supportive learning environment, setting you up for success in your further studies. You’ll learn about political ideas, movements and institutions, government policy making, international diplomacy and a range of issues in global politics and security. Completion of the Diploma of Political Science and International Relations provides a head start for continuation into the Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations program where you’ll gain specialised knowledge by completing a major in International Relations, Political Science and Public Policy; or Security, Conflict and Human Rights. For those who progress to the Bachelor program, you’ll gain the skills and training needed for pursuing your career pathway, including taking dedicated employability courses and having opportunities to complete an overseas exchange, work placement, field study trip, or parliamentary internship. Plus, you have the option of the BusinessPLUS program, which offers mentoring, networking and career mapping workshops. For more course information, visit Diploma of Political Science and International Relations.
Upon successful completion of this diploma, you will be offered guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations.
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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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With a Diploma of Political Science and International Relations, you will be equipped with foundational knowledge and skills in politics, public policy and international relations. Your transferable skills will prepare you for work in many areas, including government, the not-for-profit sector, and corporations. You will also be prepared for further studies in the Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations.
Institute of Public Administration Australia; Australian Institute of International Affairs.
11 Jan 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time