Bachelor of Political Science 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 domestic and international spheres. You'll learn about political movements and institutions, processes of law making, diplomacy and global politics. You'll explore how democracy thrives or struggles to survive, and the strategies authoritarian leaders increasingly use to maintain their grip on power, among a range of other exciting topics in Political Science and International Relations.In your second and third years, you'll gain valuable specialised knowledge by completing one or two majors in International Relations, Political Science and Public Policy; or Security, Conflict and Human Rights. Throughout your studies, you'll gain the skills and training needed for pursuing your own career pathway, including taking dedicated employability courses and having opportunities to complete a work placement, field study trip, or parliamentary internship. MajorsInternational RelationsPolitical Science and Public PolicySecurity, Conflict and Human RightsSecond majorsYou can choose to complement your studies with a second major: Asian Engagement Chinese Language Economics French Language* German Language* Indonesian Language* International Business (Extended) Islam-West Relations Japanese Language Korean 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).

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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

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