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    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)
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    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 28,000  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)

    About

    • Extend your skills and knowledge within International Relations and develop your capacity for specialised study and research at a higher academic level.
    • Explore both the traditional theories of International Relations and the emerging field of Human Security.
    • This degree is ideal for school leavers wanting to become a diplomat, or mature-aged students looking for a change in occupation.
    • Honours provides the opportunity for Defence Force personnel to undertake studies in International Relations, to enhance opportunities for promotion.

    Further study

    This degree serves as a pathway to further study, such as the Master of Research or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    Pathways

    If you don’t meet the entry requirements, there are pathway options available to you.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • This degree is designed for students wanting a career where they can make a difference in the world. You will be prepared for a rewarding career in foreign affairs, diplomacy, ethnic affairs, academia, intelligence, defence, international trade, human rights or tourism.
    • Past UniSQ graduates from the International Relations Honours program have successfully gained places in the highly competitive graduate positions in the Australian public service, and positioned themselves for higher research degrees.
    • Individual UniSQ International Relations Honours graduates have gained positions as international relations advisers in federal government departments; as signals and intelligence analysts; teaching English as a second language in Asia; as researchers and university lecturers; and as the authors of books on international relations.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 28000
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 28000

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 28,000 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia,

    Toowoomba

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