Bachelor of Politics & International Relations

University of Canberra

Enrol in Australia's only Bachelor of Politics and International Relations degree and gain a solid knowledge of the principles, concepts and issues that are shaping the world around us. Students will explore present-day issues in politics and policy, including national security, the challenges of modern terrorism, the concept of democratically informed citizenship, and contemporary regional politics in both an Asia Pacific and global context. Students will engage in focused discussions of major issues, such as counter-terrorism, human security, global governance, foreign aid, trans-national crime, war, energy security, regionalisation, cybercrime and the rise of populism. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a high-level of theoretical and empirical analysis and interpretation of world events and issues, and will be ready for an exciting future in politics or international relations.

Course Fee:

International: $94,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Professional Orientation; Introduction to Economics; Introduction to Politics and Government; Investigating and Explaining Society; Professional Practice; Introduction to Public Policy; Introduction to International Relations; Politics and Democracy; Behavioural Science; Political Leadership; National Security; Political and Social Theory. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective breadth majors.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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