Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Social Science

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program is broadly based and inter-disciplinary and offers flexibility and choice within a wide range of offerings in the social sciences, as well as studies of International Relations and Asian Studies and an Asian language. It seeks to equip all students with the interdisciplinary and specialist skills and knowledge that a new graduate would need on entering the workforce or on proceeding to advanced study. The double degree provides a wide base for understanding issues in the complex, culturally diverse and ever-changing social and international environment of the 21st century both in Australia and Asia.


  • 320 credit points. There is a Core of 11 units offering an introduction to the humanities and a solid grounding in the social sciences. Students choose a major from the social sciences
  • a major in International Relations and Asian Studies, and a sub-major in an Asian language.


  • International Relations and Asian studies
  • Social sciences

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent.Two units of HSC English OR IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall score with a minimum 6.0 in each subtest.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown International: $104,960
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Parramatta International: $104,960
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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