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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this program

A program in Politics and International Relations that includes a set of unique units available only to those enrolled in the dedicated program. These units have been designed to allow students to engage with contemporary issues and to develop real-world problem-solving skills that are highly valued across all sectors of the global job market.

The work placement program provides you with enquiry based learning activities and the chance to conduct research for organisations in the areas of public policy and international affairs. The international exchange program will enable you to experience the world and graduate with a truly global perspective.

This program is offered by the Department of Government and International Relations.

Career pathways

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Examples include; current affairs, journalist, diplomat, government and public service administrator, non-government or private sector administrator, policy researcher and consultant , political adviser and think tank participant.

Courses that offer this major

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Units of study in this major

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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