3 years full-time
6 years part-time
$14,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
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.
You can choose to complement your studies with a second major:
* Available via cross-institutional study at University of Queensland. These languages are only available to students enrolled at the Nathan campus.
Honours is available for this degree (through an additional year of study)..
|1399||Bachelor of Government and International Relations (this program)||Gold Coast, Nathan, Online||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|1654||Bachelor of Advanced Government and International Relations (Honours)||Gold Coast, Nathan, Online||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
This program is offered full-time and part-time on-campus at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. This program is also available online. Students may choose to study courses at other campuses, including online, where the program structure allows.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 12-16 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6-8 hours of scheduled classes per week.
Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022, for four weeks. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
All students will have the opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning project, work placement, parliamentary internship or employability elective.
As a business student, you can participate in BusinessPLUS; a program which provides you with access to a wide range of professional development opportunities such as career skills workshops, industry mentoring, work experience and community projects. You'll be provided with a structured plan of activities to complete over the course of your degree, supporting you to explore your career options, develop skills sought by employers, connect with mentors and graduate with an edge in today's competitive job market.
You could find opportunities providing advice to government and business leaders, developing policy and managing programs with domestic and international organisations in areas such as economic, environmental and social policy, diplomacy, and trade relations.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
If the fee rate for your program is not displayed above, please contact Student Connect for assistance.
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.
Throughout your program you may be required to pay for the following items:
Expenses associated with field trips and placements.