The Bachelor of Arts offers you a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. You'll develop your capacity for critical analysis, creativity and problem-solving, as well as a thorough understanding of the relationship between theory, research and practice. Choose from a wide range of major study areas, equipping you for diverse careers in areas such as media, management, finance, education and government.
Build up your CV with real industry experience while you study through our Work Integrated Learning programs, which are a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees and can include placements, internships or industry-linked projects. In this degree, in the Grand Challenges: Making a Difference (ART30001) unit, you’ll work in teams and develop valuable collaborative skills as you research innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society.
Selected major: Politics and International Relations
Learn about Australian and comparative politics, public policy, foreign policy and international relations theory. Examine Australia’s engagement with the Asia-Pacific region, violence in the international realm, ethical approaches to security, as well as the major conflicts occupying the international agenda.
- Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
- Semester 2 - 2 August 2021
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
- 3400234321 (CSP)
- 3400234323 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
Becoming a Global Citizen
It's not every internship that gives you the chance to see Beyoncé or meet Oprah.
But they were just some of the incredible opportunities Politics and International Relations student William experienced during his internship with Global Citizen in New York.
"It gave me a behind-the-scenes look at how an NGO such as Global Citizen operates,” he says.
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