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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Certificate in US Studies

  • Graduate Certificate

Deepen your understanding of American politics, culture and society and gain high-level analytical research and writing skills and a specialist understanding of United States military, political and cultural power.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
GCUSSTUD1000, 060619A
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$24,000 per year
International Fees
$35,000 per year

About this course

Deepen your understanding of American politics, culture and society and gain high-level analytical research and writing skills and a specialist understanding of United States military, political and cultural power. This degree asks you to think critically about the underlying theories and concepts of American studies and its influence in the world. The Graduate Certificate in US Studies provides you with an international perspective on American politics and foreign policy. It will prepare you to reach your intellectual goals by ranging from policy analysis through to an appreciation of cultural power and historical change. Why study with us? Draw on the outstanding resources and networks of the University’s United States Studies Centre (USSC), a leading teaching and research think tank in Australia. The USSC offers unprecedented access to distinguished scholars, policymakers and business leaders, as well as think tank programs and the US diplomatic corps in Australia. You will have unique opportunities for an international postgraduate experience, such as the G’Day USA American Insights Tour Pursue professional development or academic excellence along one of our three advanced study streams: internship; exchange or research with our capstone experience. Take part in a local or international internship or study on exchange in an international postgraduate program.

Entry requirements

IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall including a minimum result of 6.0 in Reading and Listening and 6.5 in Writing and Speaking TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing TOEFL IBT: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading and Listening and 22 in Writing and 20 in Speaking
Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
83.5%
Overall satisfaction
85.9%
Skill scale
79%
Teaching scale
77.5%
Employed full-time
$67.1k
Average salary