More than ever, the Pacific is of vital strategic importance to Australia. For people working on and in the Pacific, it is critical to develop a robust understanding of the region to fully understand the region and grasp the challenges it faces.
Programs and courses offered by the Department of Pacific Affairs are designed to facilitate broader and deeper education on the Pacific region amongst policymakers, program designers, researchers, analysts and others who want to focus on the region.
If you want to build a foundation in Pacific Studies, enrol in the Bachelor of Pacific Studies (3 years). If you are an existing ANU undergraduate student, enrol in a Pacific undergraduate course.
If you are looking to build a comprehensive understanding of the Pacific, enrol in the Master of Pacific Development (48 units, 2 years). If you are an existing ANU postgraduate student, enrol in a Pacific postgraduate course.
If you are looking to deepen your understanding of the Pacific. enrol in the Graduate Certificate of Pacific Development (24 units, 6-12 months). For students enrolling in graduate certificates in 2021, ANU is offering reduced tuition fees. If you are an existing ANU postgraduate student, enrol in a Pacific postgraduate course.
If you are interested in a stand-alone masterclass in Pacific politics, security and development, enrol in one of DPA’s 25 microcredentials (1-2 day intensive course) and build up credits for a future ANU postgraduate degree - find out more here.
If you want to pursue further research on the Pacific, enrol in the DPA higher degree research program.
Master of Pacific Development