Social Justice and International Relations

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 11.4 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 12.9 k / Year(s)  
501–600 place StudyQA ranking:7134 Duration:3 years

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The Bachelor of Social Science (Social Justice and International Relations) offers you the chance to learn how countries and regions interact on a global scale and the issues that these relationships can face. You will gain a strong understanding of Australian domestic and international affairs while looking at the multitude of relationships and issues that affect nations, regions and global politics on a wider international level.

You will be encouraged to incorporate a study abroad experience or an internship under the Australian National Internship Program to give you an edge when it comes time to find a job. 

Whether you are fascinated by the world and want to learn more or if you want to make a difference, this degree will give you the chance to get involved.

Program structure

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses4

plus 1 x Social Justice Major8 

plus 1 x Second Major8 

plus 4 x Electives 
or 1 x 4-unit Minor

4

Total24 

Course codeCourse name

Required Courses:

CMS1000Communication and Scholarship

HMT1000History of Western Ideas

HMT2000Ethical Issues and Human Rights

SOC1000Approaches to the Social Sciences

SOC3000 Collaborative Community Problem Solving

ANT1001 Introductory Anthropology

 OR

SOC1001 Conflict and Peace

International Relations: 

INR1000 International Relations in a Globalizing Era

INR1001 Global Transitions and Human Security

INR2000 Issues in a Globalizing World

INR2002 Contemporary Issues in Asia

INR3000 Australian Foreign Relations

INR3002Nationalism and Revolution in Southeast Asia

or INR3003 War and Terrorism: Introduction to Strategic Studies

plus two from the following: 

INR3002Nationalism and Revolution in Southeast Asia

INR3003War and Terrorism: Introduction to Strategic Studies

INR3004Change in Contemporary China

POL2001Politics and International Business

HMT3001Independent Study Project A 

 or HMT3002 Independent Study Project B 

Entry requirements

Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy 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.

OP/Rank

The 2014 OP/Rank for this program is: 16/64

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy 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.

Pre-requisites

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent from a recognised institution. Find your country's level of qualificationand minimum entry requirements for this program.

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

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