Bachelor of Arts / Master of International Relations

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain a deep understanding of the political forces that shape the world, while graduating with two versatile degrees that set you up for a global career. You will major in international relations (IR) as part of your arts degree, and enhance your career options by choosing a complementary major and electives from more than 30 disciplines on offer. Then in the masters component, you will explore global governance and the United Nations, IR theory, contemporary international politics and security and strategy.Boost your employability and broaden your horizons through international experience opportunities. Working alongside leaders from diverse cultures will allow you to see international relations from a unique perspective – an important skill for your career and your life.


  • 24 credit points from Bachelor of Arts
  • 12 credit points from Master of Arts - International Relations


  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • English - Children's literature
  • English - Creative Writing
  • Egnlish - Literature
  • Chinese
  • Criminology
  • Design
  • Digital media
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Education
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indonesian
  • International politics
  • International relations
  • Journalism
  • Literary studies
  • Media studies
  • Middle East studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Professional and education students
  • Public relations
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport and society
  • Studies of religion
  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) International: $64,440 No
  • Full-time : 4.5 years
  • Part-time : 4.5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4.5 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $64,440 No
  • Full-time : 4.5 years
  • Part-time : 4.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

0101372 is CRICOS code

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