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International Relations

Unit of study table (Table S)

Major

A major in International Relations requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units**
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project unit

Minor

A minor in International Relations requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units**
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
*1000-level and 2000-level selective units can replace 1000-level core units where those units have already been completed in another major.
**2000-level selective units can replace 2000-level core units where those units have already been completed in another major

 

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

1000 level units of study

Core
GOVT1621
Introduction to International Relations
6  
GOVT1641
Introduction to Politics
6  
Selective
GOVT1661
Politics and Popular Culture
6  

2000 level units of study

Core
GOVT2921
Intermediate International Relations
6 A minimum of 36 credit points including 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT units
GOVT2991
Political Research Methods
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
GOVT2091
Selective
GOVT2119
Southeast Asian Politics
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies
GOVT2225
International Security in 21st Century

6 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
GOVT2205
GOVT2226
International Organisations

6 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
GOVT2206
GOVT2444
Europe in World Affairs
6 P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N
GOVT2404
GOVT2603
Media Politics and Political Communication
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
GOVT2617
Introduction to Non-Traditional Security
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
PHIL2635,
Contemporary Political Philosophy
6  
USSC2602
US Politics: Race, Power, Polarisation
6 N USSC1602
P 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations

3000 level units of study

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
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
GOVT3665
Collateral Damage and The Cost of Conflict

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
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
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
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
PHIL3613
Philosophy of Human Rights
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations
PHIL3663
Justice
6 N PHIL2663
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in any combination of Philosophy or International Relations or Politics

Interdisciplinary project

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