Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)
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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations) degree will allow you to extend your skills and knowledge within international relations and develop your capacity for specialised study and research at a higher academic level. You will not only explore the traditional theories of international relations but also 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. We also have a number of Defence Force personnel who undertake studies in this area for promotion opportunities.
This degree is designed for students wanting a career where they can make a difference in the world. So if you desire a rewarding career in foreign affairs, diplomacy, ethnic affairs, academia, intelligence, defence, international trade, human rights or tourism, then consider studying International Relations (Honours) with us.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 6344|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 18560|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program 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.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.