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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations)

Summary
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major International Relations (BAHN)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

Duration
  • 1 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

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Program Information Set

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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (International Relations) degree will allow you to extend your skills and knowledge within international relations and develop your capacity for specialised study and research at a higher academic level. You will not only explore the traditional theories of international relations but also the emerging field of human security. This degree is ideal for school leavers wanting to become a diplomat, or mature aged students looking for a change in occupation. We also have a number of Defence Force personnel who undertake studies in this area for promotion opportunities.

This degree is designed for students wanting a career where they can make a difference in the world. So if you desire a rewarding career in foreign affairs, diplomacy, ethnic affairs, academia, intelligence, defence, international trade, human rights or tourism, then consider studying International Relations (Honours) with us.

Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours): AnthropologyEnglish Literature, and History.

Courses to be studied Units
1 x major 8
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 6344
Domestic full fee paying AUD 18560

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
  • 3-year Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent from a reconginsed institution
  • GPA 5.0 or minimum credit

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.