Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Development
Towards sustainable economic development
In a conflicted and inequitable world, practical and informed steps towards positive growth are key. Global collaboration is needed to secure a stable, positive future for our planet.
Our Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Development will help you build the knowledge, networks and capacity to enable change.
What will you do?
- Gain practical insights into the political dynamics of trading environments.
- Understand the roles of key domestic, regional and global players.
- Consider opportunities and challenges facing businesses and economies in a globalised world.
- Build legal and commercial knowledge.
Note: The Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Development is currently only offered as an exit strategy from the Master of International Trade and Development, rather than an entry point. Applicants are advised to apply for the Master of International Trade and Development.
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CRICOS 069202J Intake January and September
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $31,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $42,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Careers in international trade and development increasingly require knowledge and skills that transcend traditional academic disciplines. Government officials, business representatives, international aid agency employees and others working in today's global environment need a broad background in economics, international law, trade policy and business to effectively meet the challenges they face.
Potential careers include:
Officer in the Diplomatic Corps (Foreign Affairs and Trade)
International development official (such as AusAID)
Export market development official (such as Austrade)
National development planner (Government economic development agency)
Trade agreements negotiator (Government international trade agency)
Corporate export manager
International marketing manager
Development assistance officer (non government organisations such as World Vision)
Consultant on international trade and investment
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Business Representative, International Aid Agency Employee
Degree StructureThe Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Development is a 24 unit program comprising eight 3 unit core courses. See Study Plan for more details.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in International Trade and
Development, you must satisfactorily complete a program of study
consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not
less than 24 units
Core Courses (24 units): TRADE 5000 International Trade Negotiations & Agreements
TRADE 7003 Research Methods in International Trade
TRADE 7004 Principles of International Trade & Development
TRADE 7005 Agriculture & Food in International Trade
TRADE 7006 Research Project in International Trade (A)
ECON 7200 Economic Principles (M)
LAW 7070 International Trade Law
ECON 7058 Development Economics
AGRIBUS 7054 Global Food & Agricultural Policy Analysis
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Last updated: Thursday, 29 Aug 2019