Bachelor of Global Studies
There is no new intake for this degree.
- 144 credit points including
- 12 junior credit points in a language other than English and
- 12 senior credit points in a language other than English and
- A Global Studies major and
- An Area Studies major
Please note: because of the requirements for a major in Global Studies and an Area Studies major, and because of the limit of 144 credit points for this degree program, it is not possible to fit a third major into your Bachelor of Global Studies degree.
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Language Other Than English
You do not have to study the same language to meet both requirements, although you must be careful to meet the prerequisites for the senior units you plan to take. Senior units of study generally require the successful completion of junior units. Without those junior units you may not be able to study a particular language at senior level.
|Languages Offered within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences|
Global Studies Core Major
You must complete three core senior Global Studies units of study (18 senior credit points) and three elective senior Global Studies units of study (18 senior credit points) to satisfy the 36 senior credit points required for your Global Studies core major. The core senior units of study are :
- GBST2601 Global Studies: Society, Culture, Nation
- GBST2602 Human Rights & the Global Public Sphere
- GBST2604 Global Communication (or from 2010 MECO3605 Media Globalisation)
The Global Studies elective units of study* are:
|Global Studies Major elective units*|
* Elective units and semester offerings are subject to change. Please consult the current handbook for available units.
Area Studies Major
Students can complete a major in one of the following subject areas to meet this requirement :
Bachelor of Global Studies sample degree structure for students who commenced the degree in 2007 :
|First Year||S1||GBST1001 Global Studies: Themes and Approaches||Arts (Part A or B) Junior Unit Choice||Language Other Than English Junior Unit||Area Studies Junior Unit||24|
|S2||ANTH1002 Globalisation and Experience||Arts (Part A or B) Junior Unit Choice||Language Other Than English Junior Unit||Area Studies Junior Unit||24|
|Second Year||S1||GBST2601 Global Studies: Society, Culture, Nation||Arts (Part A or B) Senior Unit Choice||Language Other Than English Senior Unit (Culture Units Excluded)||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||24|
|S2||GBST2602 Human Rights and the Global Public Sphere||Global Studies Major Senior Elective Unit||Language Other Than English Senior Unit (Culture Units Excluded)||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||24|
|Third Year||S1||Global Studies Major Senior Elective Unit||Global Studies Major Senior Elective Unit||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||24|
|S2||GBST2604 Global Communication||Arts (Part A or B) Senior Unit Choice||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||Area Studies Major Senior Unit||24|