Bachelor of Advanced Government and International Relations (Honours)

Program code

1654

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$12,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

82.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

About this program

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.

Majors

  • International Relations
  • Politics and Public Policy

Second Majors

  • 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.

Related degrees

Code Program title Campus Intake
1399 Bachelor of Government and International Relations Gold Coast, Nathan, Online Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
1654 Bachelor of Advanced Government and International Relations (Honours) (this program) Gold Coast, Nathan, Online Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Attendance information

This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses and online. You may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.

Online students will be able to access course materials, participate in learning activities, lodge assessment items and access support services via Learning@Griffith. There is no requirement for on-campus attendance and access to a reliable computer with an internet connection is essential.

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.

Studying amid COVID-19

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.

Student Income Support

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.

Work-integrated learning

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.

My career opportunities

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.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Advanced Government and International Relations (Honours) (1654)


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FEE-HELP

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.

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