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BA/BSocSc International Relations-Extended Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
8 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6687 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This dual degree program allows students to combine studies in the unique and innovative Bachelor of Social Science program with a wide range of majors in the arts. For example, foreign language studies can be combined with a major in Development. The Bachelor of Social Science teaches students how to develop strategies to help find solutions to a range of social issues at the local, national and international level.

Studies in International Relations equip students with the necessary theoretical and practical tools to analyse and evaluate events and issues both domestically and internationally. They are designed to introduce students to the significant trends shaping the world around students, to train students in ways to conceptualise and help students make sense of and situate current events in the proper analytical, historical and global context. Students are encouraged to incorporate such training into the development of practical skills designed to enhance professional opportunities. In an era of unprecedented social and political upheaval the study of international politics and all it encompasses is highly relevant.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • OP/Entry rank:11/76
  • Year 12 or equivalent English.

 For International students:

  • Year 12 or equivalent English.
  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

 

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Course Modules

Bachelor of Social Science:

      Part A-Compulsory:

  • ANTH1030 Anthropology of Current World Issues: An Introduction
  • POLS1102 Introduction to Politics & Public Policy
  • SOCY1050 Introduction to Sociology
  • POLS2703 Principles of Research: Social and Comparative Perspectives
  • SOCY2339 Introducing Quantitative Research
  • SOCY3329 Qualitative Social Research
  • SOSC3201 Research, Planning, and Design
  • SOSC3211 Project
  • ANTH2270 Migration, Culture, and Identity
  • POLS2402 Globalisation & International Political Economy

      Part B-Major

      Development:

  • POLS1701 Introduction to International Inequality & Development
  • ANTH2060 Environmental Anthropology
  • ANTH2250 Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives
  • ANTH2260 Applied Anthropology and Indigenous Territories
  • POLS2101 Indigenous Politics & Policy
  • POLS2404 The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
  • POLS2603 Gender and Global Politics
  • SOCY2020 Sociology of the Environment
  • SOCY2220 Globalisation & Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • SOSC2288 Community Development: Local and International Practices
  • ANTH3019 Development Practice & Social Impact

      Social and Public Policy:

  • SWSP1011 The Welfare of Australians
  • POLS1101 Introduction to Australian Politics
  • POLS2101 Indigenous Politics & Policy
  • POLS2201 Australian Foreign Policy
  • POLS2401 Politics & the Economy
  • POLS3102 Governance & Australian Public Policy
  • POLS3115 Environmental Politics & Policy
  • POLY1000 Australian Social Policy
  • POLY3000 Analysis and Practice in Social Policy

       Health and Society:

  • SOCY1030 Introduction to Health, Illness and Society
  • ANTH2250 Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives
  • ECON2460 Health Economics
  • PUBH1103 Health Systems & Policy
  • PUBH2004 Understanding Health Behaviours
  • PUBH3001 Health Services Planning & Evaluation
  • SOCY2179 Sex, Drugs, and Disease: Health of the Marginalised
  • SOSC2190 Human Bodies, Culture & Society
  • SOSC2288 Community Development: Local and International Practices
  • SOCY3020 Medicine, Markets and Health: Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness

International Relations-Extended Major:

  • POLS1201 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS1301 Introduction to Political Ideas
  • POLS1701 Introduction to International Inequality & Development
  • POLS2409 International Relations of the Twentieth Century
  • POLS2209 Global Security
  • POLS2211 International Organisations & Political Cooperation
  • POLS2402 Globalisation & International Political Economy
  • POLS2201 Australian Foreign Policy
  • POLS2204 International Relations of East Asia
  • POLS2206 Problems of Asia-Pacific Security
  • POLS2207 Terrorism & Insurgency in World Politics
  • POLS2217 European Political Issues
  • POLS2221 The United States & the Evolving International Order
  • POLS2222 Human Security and the Responsibility to Protect
  • POLS2404 The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
  • POLS2501 Human Rights & International Politics
  • POLS2603 Gender and Global Politics
  • POLS2703 Principles of Research: Social and Comparative Perspectives
  • POLS3802 Independent Study
  • POLS3208 Conceptions of World Politics
  • POLS3115 Environmental Politics & Policy
  • POLS3202 Foreign Policies of the Great Powers
  • POLS3203 Power and Order in Transnational Politics
  • POLS3502 Ethics in International Politics
  • POLS3512 Global Media, War and Peace
  • POLS3801 Internship
  • POLS3807 Policy Practice

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

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