University of Canberra

Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Communication and Media

University of Canberra

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

If you’re interested in a career in the fast-paced world of international politics, media and communication, then the Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor Communication and Media course will give you the skills, knowledge, qualifications and confidence to engage in top level discussions at the highest levels.This course will cover the theory and practical application of political principles, concepts and the issues that are shaping the global geopolitical landscape, while simultaneously developing your creative, critical, professional and personal communication capabilities.Collectively, you’ll gain a high level of theoretical and empirical analysis skills and a comprehensive understanding of how to use communication and media to inform, engage, persuade and influence change across a wide range of audience demographics.Each elective is taught within a smaller, more personalised class, offering students an individually tailored learning environment that will ensure they’ll receive the highest level of support and encouragement throughout their UC study journey.


96 credit points


  • Major in Politics and International Relations. Students may also select from majors in Corporate & Public Communication
  • Journalism
  • Marketing Communication
  • and Sports Media.

Standard entry requirements

  • Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means: Year 12 ATAR
  • Other Australian Qualification
  • Work experience
  • Overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $143,200
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 4 years

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