Deakin University

Bachelor of International Studies - Global Scholar

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Develop intercultural competencies and an established global perspective by studying Deakin’s Bachelor of International Studies (Global Scholar). You’ll gain foundation knowledge of the global political climate and participate in international experiences to begin building a global career from the very start of your studies. Designed for high-achieving students, you’ll proactively build a professional portfolio of international experiences while learning about the forces that shape government, business and society throughout Australia and the world. Understand how events of the past have contributed to today’s environment and apply transversal and analytical skills to reflect on the past and tackle the future. You’ll learn what it takes to establish and maintain a professional presence as an international relations professional, as well as build a graduate portfolio that highlights the key learning outcomes you’ve acquired throughout your degree.


Combines core units, a choice of a major sequence, second major, minor or elective study options, and at least 4 credit points of international experience


  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • International studies
  • Middle East studies
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Spanish

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations, and has a minimum ATAR requirement of 80 including selection adjustments.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waterfront Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 81
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Geelong Waterfront, Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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