Master of Diplomacy and Trade
Course code: 2643 ~ Course abbreviation: MDipl&Trade ~ Total credit points required: 72 ~ 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics
Study mode and course location
This course provides formal academic study across a range of disciplines relevant to the needs of organisations operating in the global environment. It provides high-level training in the fields of international business, diplomacy, economics, law and contemporary politics. The course is aimed at individuals who presently work, or who hope to work, in both the public and private sectors and who wish to increase their understanding of the international environment in which they operate. It is designed for individuals working in the government sector engaged in the implementation and provision of policy advice in the areas of foreign affairs, trade and business related issues. In the private domain, the course is designed for individuals who are operating, or looking to work, in an international capacity in both the corporate or not-for-profit sector.
The learning goals associated with this course are to: acquire professional skills in the formulation and analysis of foreign and trade policy; develop critical and analytical skills appropriate to the field of international public policy; develop the capacity to evaluate key trends in foreign and trade policy; acquire a detailed understanding of the modern international system.
(a) Students must complete six core units (36 points) as follows:
(b) students must complete six elective units (36 points) from 9000-level or 5000-level graduate units subject to the following conditions:
Additional degree requirements:
It is recommended that students consult with the course coordinator to ensure their elective units form a coherent study program.
Students can exit early from this degree under the following conditions:
Details of educational requirements for professional recognition can be found under the Professional Recognition entry in the Faculty of Business and Economics section of the Postgraduate Handbook.
Department of Management: telephone +61 3 9903 2807; email: email@example.com
Dr Nick Bisley