Griffith University

Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This degree will provide you with a deep understanding of policy, politics and power in the modern world, and the forces that shape these dynamics at the global and domestic levels. You'll learn about political institutions and processes, business-government relations, and foreign policy and globalisation. In your first year, you will develop your understanding of politics and international relations. In your second and third years, you will expand this knowledge by completing a major and finishing your studies with either a parliamentary internship or a work placement.MajorsInternational RelationsPolitics and Public PolicySecond majorsYou can choose to complement your studies with a second major: Asian Business Chinese Language Economics French Language* German Language* Indonesian Language* International Business Islam-West Relations Italian Language Japanese Language Korean Language* Russian Language* Spanish Language* Available via cross-institutional study at University of Queensland. These languages are only available to students enrolled at the Nathan campus.HonoursHonours is available for this degree (through an additional year of study)..


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia
  • Governments, Markets and Communities
  • International Relations
  • International Relations Theory
  • Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Power and Policy Making
  • Solving Policy Problems
  • The Mechanics of Power


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $81,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan Campus International: $81,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $81,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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