Study mode Off-campus, online and on-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time
International relations is a multidisciplinary field that investigates the social, economic and environmental relationships between different political bodies.
This dynamic major focuses on current international topics and issues, covering political theory, international relations theory, foreign policy, strategic studies and political history.
You will explore the art of diplomacy and policy making, geopolitical change, and national and regional security in broad contexts, including military, politics and geo-economics. Political and regional globalisation, with an emphasis on Asia, is explored in-depth. Issues of international trade, environmental change, resource management and human rights are further study topics.
This major will allow you to develop your skills in critical analysis and problemsolving as well as written and oral communications, which are transferable into a variety of careers.
International relations is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.