Bachelor of International Studies - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of International Studies

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A mix of sociology, history, sustainability and law, this program is designed to help you navigate the contemporary world order, covering studies in international justice, human rights, global environmental politics, media, and international security.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
074096G
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$73,200
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011021
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR323
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the political, cultural, and economic systems of other countries, with a focus on the United States and the Asia-Pacific region. You’ll become familiar with international institutions and the structures of global governance, and examine the relationship between the media and politics. You can also choose to complete an internship in a political setting (such as with state and federal politicians, Amnesty International, local councils or community organisations), giving you practical experience and industry connections.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of public international law and international human rights law
  • Intern with politicians or social welfare organisations
  • Use your elective courses to specialise in a chosen area of interest
  • Develop strong communication skills as you research and present arguments on international politics
  • Have the opportunity to study overseas

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