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.