Graduate Certificate of International Relations

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



Monash University



Course Detail



Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

0.5 Year

About the Course

The Graduate Certificate of International Relations is designed for those looking to better understand the diverse and dynamic world of global politics and answer big questions about global justice, war, peace, social movements and inter-state relations. As future global leaders, 21st-century graduate students need to be equipped with a critical understanding of intercultural competence, as well as the skills and attitudes required in order to apply this understanding. This degree builds essential skills in global leadership, intercultural communication and facilitating positive change in a context characterised by significant levels of global complexity and connectivity. Successful completion of this degree can count toward a Master of International Relations for those who desire further study.


Average Score


6.5 overall, minimum 6.0

Background Requirements


Monash University

Institute Ranking

#55 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #6 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Politics, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020