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University of Wollongong

Wollongong , New South Wales ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in International Relations

The Graduate Certificate in International Relations provides a unique opportunity to gain greater knowledge about the world. You will acquire a range of sophisticated research and policy skills applicable to a broad range of careers.

This six-month course of study is designed for graduates seeking careers that address global issues in government, international business and non-government organisations. The Graduate Certificate in International Relations will also suit those employed in internationally focused positions who are interested in upgrading their knowledge and skills.

After completing the Graduate Certificate, you can continue to the Master of International Relations.

What you will study


International Relations at UOW builds on your theoretical knowledge about the complex global landscape. You will develop strong critical and creative-thinking skills, while undertaking independent research, collaborative projects and policy analysis.

You can choose a research-focused degree, culminating in a major project or thesis. Or expand your knowledge across a range of issues, completing your degree with a capstone experience.

This course will be available to commence in 2022.

Campus Information

Wollongong

UOW’s main Wollongong campus is set in native Australian bush and is one of the most picturesque university campuses in Australia. Less than two kilometres east is UOW’s Innovation Campus – a research and technology precinct that houses innovative organisations as well as some of UOW’s leading research institutes.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 8

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
15 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

We provide resources, programs, events and services to help students to establish appropriate career goals and to identify pathways and strategies to achieve those goals.
University of Wollongong support students in the following ways:

1. ORGANISE JOB FAIRS
2. JOB BOARD
3. CAREERS EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
4. WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

PSW Opportunity

PG Diploma and Certificate courses are a pathway to the Master's Degree and students can get 2 years PSW visa if he/she completes the studies from Sydney Camus and 3 years PSW visa if the course is completed from Wollongong Campus.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent, or appropriate professional experience.
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:
 
English Test
Overall Score
 
Reading
 
Writing
 
Listening
 
Speaking
 
IELTS Academic
6.5
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
TOEFL (Internet-based)
86
 
18
 
18
 
17
 
17
 
UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

  • Course Code: 099676D
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 14256 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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