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    Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level


    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Bedford Park

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 32,600  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science


    You can shape the world. Gain the skills to drive political, social and economic change. International relations and political science is a degree for students with an interest in political and social questions that arise where they live and overseas. You'll gain a comprehensive grounding in politics, public policy and international relations, and an understanding of Australia's political system in a regional and global context.

    • Study with SA's largest group of international relations and political science experts
    • Experience unique internship opportunities with the US Congress (Washington) and Consulate (Melbourne)
    • Gain access to South Australian Parliamentary internships and other internship opportunities in the public and private sectors.
    • Access travel opportunities to Indonesia, China, Japan, USA, and elsewhere
    • Study with a focus on the digital revolution and the future of social  and political change
    • Flinders policy and administration research is ranked above world standard
    • Flinders is engaged with The Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security, and Governance


    Entry Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Secondary schooling in Australia - using your ATAR

    If you completed your secondary education in Australia with an ATAR, please refer to the international Undergraduate entry requirements (PDF).

    Prerequisite subject requirements

    Some courses may have additional entry requirements, such as prerequisite subjects or knowledge in a particular area. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Credit for previous university studies is granted at the discretion of the faculty that administers a chosen course. If you are seeking credit or exemption you will need to provide detailed subject outlines of studies completed.

    If you do not meet the necessary academic requirements you may enrol in a Foundation Program at Flinders International Study Centre (FISC).


    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Potential occupations include:

    • policy analyst
    • diplomat or public service officer
    • Journalist or digital media content maker/manager
    • international aid or development worker
    • electorate officer
    • research officer, analyst or assistant
    • intelligence, security or political analyst
    • risk manager or public relations specialist
    • education – teacher, aid, administration
    • advocacy officer/researcher
    • human resources

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 32,600 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science

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