Bachelor of International Relations

Australian National University (ANU)

This program aims to introduce students to International Relations, initially via the broad historical and intellectual framework which has framed the modern world of states since the 17th century. It will then concentrate on International Relations in the 20th century, the age of World Wars and the Cold War,, before addressing contemporary issues, the age of global political economy, global culture and communication, global environmental concerns and post-Cold war political conflict, including the 'War on Terror'.

Course Fee:


International: $123,840

Entry Requirements:

Year 12. Prerequisite subjects: None but there may be prerequisites or levels of assumed knowledge for individual subjects particularly science and language subjects

Structure:

144 units including: 36 units of compulsory courses; 6 units of theory courses; 6 units of methods courses; 12 units of areas studies courses; 6 units of security courses; 6 units of global politics courses; a maximum of 12 units of internships and Vice Chancellors courses; 24 units of a language minor; plus electives (48 units). Internships may be available in the Commonwealth Parliament, Australian Public Service (government departments or statutory authorities, such as Foreign Affairs and Trade, Environment Australia and AusAID).

Subjects you can Study:

International relations

Study Pathways:

Credit may be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate at other universities.

Further information:

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double - Arts, Social Sciences group or Flexible Double - Law group. This program can also be incorporated into a Flexible Vertical Double Degree - Postgraduate business, humanities and social sciences group and Postgraduate law group.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 81.1 Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra 81.1 Yes Full time 3 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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