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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of International Relations prepares students for fascinating careers in a globalising world. Global and regional interdependence means that no state is unaffected by developments beyond its borders. Prosperity and security are based on international orientations. Businesses, governments and organisations need people equipped not only with relevant professional skills, but also with competencies in International Relations. Students explore a rich variety of interconnected issues in International Relations and the factors which shape them, including war and peace on our planet, human security, diplomacy, governance and the influence of climate change on the future world. Graduates of the program will gain an insight into the politics, economy, diplomacy both in Australia and other world geographic regions. An in-depth understanding of the world around us and the skills needed for its interpretation, equip students for their future employment in International Relations and many other areas where such capacities are required.

Professional outcomes:

Graduates of this program will have a global perspective which will suit their areas of interest and professional goals whilst having developed the skill base necessary to operate in a global environment. Graduates could expect to find employment in Defence, Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs, International Business, Media, Trade.

Mode

On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Society and Design

CRICOS

063074E

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$63,120.00 (US$ 45,638) per year
Students commencing study in 2022: AUD $126,240
Start date

17 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),

ROBINA,

Queensland,

4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australia.

IELTS score Overall 6.5 with minimum 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking; TOEFL iBT - 85 with a minimum of 24 in Writing; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 58 with a Communicative Skills score in writing 58 or above; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 176 (Writing 176, Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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Bond University offers below pathways courses for this subject
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