Bachelor of International Studies

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3 years full-time

The Bachelor of International Studies is designed to equip students with knowledge, understanding and expertise pertaining to the economic and political dimensions of the global system. It will draw on the considerable expertise in international studies (in such disciplines as economics, politics and business) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Economics and Business. Students are also encouraged to study a second language in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and to study abroad for one semester, or to work as an intern in an international organisation based in Sydney. The degree provides the flexibility to include a range of international related units (including a major) from the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Economics and Business, Education and Social Work, and Science.

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There are a number of ways in which to structure your degree. Below is just one example:

Pathways

            Credit Points
First Year S1 GOVT1202 World Politics ECOP1001 Economics as a Social Science Junior Unit Choice - Table 4 Junior Unit Choice - Elective 24
S2 GOVT1105 Geopolitics ECOP1003 International Economy and Finance Junior Unit Choice - Table 4 Junior Unit Choice - Elective 24
Second Year S1 Compulsory unit - International Politics (Table 2A) Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B 3 or 4 OR Elective Junior/Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective Junior/Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective 24
S2 GOVT2801 Applied International Studies Compulsory Unit - Inernational Political Economy (Table 2B) Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective 24
Third Year S1 Compulsory Unit - Inernational Studies (Table 2A) Compulsory Unit - International Political Economy (Table 2B) Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective 24
S2 GOVT2802 International Studies Practicum Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or4 OR Elective Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective Senior Unit Choice - Tables 2A, 2B, 3 or 4 OR Elective 24
          Total= 144