Bachelor of International and Global Studies

 

Bachelor of International and Global Studies

Bachelor of International and Global Studies (Honours)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BPINGLST-01

Bachelor of International and Global Studies

BHINGLST-01

Bachelor of International and Global Studies (Honours)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of International and Global Studies are set out in Table A and Table B of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Tables of units of study and the Table of International and Global Studies units of study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must successfully complete 144 credit points, comprising:
(a)
a maximum of 48 junior credit points;
(b)
a minimum of 96 senior credit points;
(c)
12 junior and 12 senior credit points in core International and Global Studies (INGS) units from the Table of International and Global Studies units of study;
(d)
a minimum of 18 credit points in a single language other than English;
(e)
a minimum of 12 credit points in an approved exchange program;
(f)
a core major from the list of majors in these resolutions; and
(g)
a second major or elective units from either Table A or Table B. If the core major selected is International Business, the second major must be taken from Table A.

5 Majors

(1)
Completion of a core major from the list of majors below is a requirement of the degree.
(2)
The International and Global Studies core major must be chosen from:
(a)
Anthropology
(b)
American Studies
(c)
Arabic Language and Cultures
(d)
Asian Studies
(e)
European Studies
(f)
Government and International Relations
(g)
History
(h)
International Business*
(i)
Political Economy
(j)
Sociology
*If the core major is International Business, the second major must be taken from Table A.
(3)
The list of Table A and Table B majors and the requirements for the completion of a major are specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Units of study counted towards one major may not count toward any other major completed.

6 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an additional year of full time study after the completion of the pass degree. Part-time study is permitted if approved by the administering department or program.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete 48 credit points of Honours units of study in a subject area listed under majors in these resolutions or joint honours in a core major and an approved subject area.
(3)
Admission and award requirements for honours are listed in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

7 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of International and Global Studies is awarded in two grades: Pass or Honours. The honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2015 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2020. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.