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

This course will give students the skills, knowledge, qualifications and confidence to engage in top level discussions at the highest levels of international politics, media and communication. The course covers the theory and practical application of political principles, concepts and the issues that are shaping the global geopolitical landscape, while simultaneously developing creative, critical, professional and personal communication capabilities. Collectively, a student will 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.


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 a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $129,200
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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