Bachelor of International Relations

Summary

CRICOS course code: 073992F
Level of study: Undergraduate

Can you see yourself jet-setting the globe with a career in trade, foreign affairs, journalism, international business or research? You have found the right degree.
ANU is a leader in the field of International Relations.
Our program will introduce you 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 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’.
With our flexible program you can extend your chosen language subject into a major, and have the opportunity to go on exchange or an international/national internship.
The Bachelor of International Relations (with Year in Asia) is the perfect degree to establish yourself as a future leader in the Asian Century. You will combine study at ANU with one year at a university in an Asian location like Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul or Bangkok.
Your Year in Asia will build on the strengths of your Bachelor degree. You will develop an advanced level of language proficiency and an exceptional capacity to understand the societies and cultures of our region. You will study with world-class teachers at ANU and then put your learning into practice on the ground in Asia.
Career Options
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia’s most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia’s top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of a Bachelor of International Relations, graduates will be able to:
Identify the principal theoretical approaches to the study of international relations, and the relationships between them;
Have a thorough understanding of the historical development of the global system;
Demonstrate an understanding of the principal actors in contemporary global politics and the challenges they face;
Understand the principal factors that determine the foreign policies of major powers and of Australia;
Reflect critically on the knowledge and skills developed in their study of International Relations.

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