University of Canberra

Bachelor of Politics and International Relations

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Students of this course 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 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. Students will: Study theories, institutions, policies and practices in the disciplines of politics and international relations in both a contemporary and historical context; recognise and assess political change at a local, regional and international level; apply in-depth knowledge of political science and international relations in a rapidly changing geo-political environment; and examine the political pressures and challenges that societies, governments, security forces and businesses currently face.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $96,900
  • ATAR: 65

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