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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Politics and International Relations)

Unit of study table (Table A)

Politics and International Relations

The Politics and International Relations stream within the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies requires a maximum of 120 credit points from this table including:
(i) 120 credit points program in Politics and International Relations

Politics and International Relations program

Achievement of the program in Politics and International Relations requires the completion of up to 120 credit points from the Politics and International Relations tables including:
(i) a 48 credit point major in Politics and International Relations
(ii) 18 credit points of stream core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iv) 48 credit points of either Honours or a minimum of 24 credit points of Advanced Coursework in Politics and International Relations.
* Students who exit after 144 credit points receive a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations).

Politics and International Relations major*

A major in Politics and International Relations requires 48 credit points, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units
(iv) a minimum of 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
*This major is only available and awarded to students who are eligible to withdraw from the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Politics and International Relations) stream after 3 years of study (144 credit points), exiting with a Politics and International Relations major.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Stream core
GOVT1601
Contemp Issues in Pols and Int Relations I
6  
Major Core
GOVT1621
Introduction to International Relations
6  
GOVT1641
Introduction to Politics
6  
Selective
GOVT1102
Introduction to Australian Politics
6 N GOVT1101
GOVT1661
Politics and Popular Culture
6  

2000-level units of study

Stream core
GOVT2901
Contemp Issues in Pols and Int Relations II
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
Major Core
GOVT2921
Intermediate International Relations
6 A minimum of 36 credit points including 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT units
GOVT2941
Making Policy in Political Context
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
GOVT2991
Political Research Methods
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
GOVT2091

3000-level units of study

Stream core
GOVT3601
Essential Texts in Politics and IR
6 24 credit points at 2000-level in the Politics and International Relations stream, including GOVT2901 and a minimum of 78 credit points
Interdisciplinary project unit of study
If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6 Completion of at least 90 credit points
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points
Selective
GOVT3622
Politics of Intl Economic Relations
6 N GOVT2221 or GOVT2201
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3623
Non-state Actors in Global Politics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3625
Global Health, Politics and Security
6  
GOVT3631
Politics of the Global South
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the International Relations major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Politics and International Relations stream
GOVT3641
Government, Business and Society
6 N GOVT2558
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3643
Emotions and Public Policy
6 N GOVT2015
GOVT3644
Political Campaigning
6  
GOVT3651
Politics of China
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2424 or GOVT2402
GOVT3652
Environmental Politics in Australia
6 N GOVT2614
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3653
The Australian Political Party System
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2114 or GOVT2104
GOVT3654
Capitalism and Democracy in East Asia
6 N GOVT2611 or GOVT2411
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3655
Latin American Politics
6 N GOVT2013
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3661
Politics of the Pacific Region
6  
GOVT3664
Key Concepts in Political Thought
6 N GOVT2616
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History and Philosophy of Science or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3655
Latin American Politics

6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2013
GOVT3671
Australian Foreign and Security Policy
6 GOVT2116 or GOVT2106
GOVT3672
American Politics and Foreign Policy
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in GOVT or 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies
GOVT2405 or GOVT2445
GOVT3901
Digital Politics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3980
Democracy and Dictatorship
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3986
Gender, Security, and Human Rights
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2336
GOVT3987
Public Sector Management
6 12 credit points in Politics or 12 credit points in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2557
GOVT3988
Globalisation, Governance and the State
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N
GOVT2440
GOVT3989
Divided Societies
6 N GOVT2412 or GOVT2442
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3990
Islam and Democracy in the Muslim World
6 N GOVT2774
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3993
Power
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3991
GOVT3995
Politics and Environment: Current Issues
6 N GOVT2615
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3996
Science, Tech and International Security
6 N GOVT2618
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3997
Parliament and Democracy
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3998
Aboriginal and TSI Politics and Policy
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3999
Terrorism and Organised Crime
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations