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Bachelor of International Studies

University of the Sunshine Coast

36 months
24400 AUD/year
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A mix of sociology, history, sustainability and law, this Bachelor of International Studies program at University of the Sunshine Coast is designed to help you navigate the contemporary world order, covering studies in international justice, human rights, global environmental politics, media, and international security.


In the Bachelor of International Studies program at University of the Sunshine Coast you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the political, cultural, and economic systems of other countries, with a focus on the United States and the Asia-Pacific region. You’ll become familiar with international institutions and the structures of global governance, and examine the relationship between the media and politics. 

You can also choose to complete an internship in a political setting (such as with state and federal politicians, Amnesty International, local councils or community organisations), giving you practical experience and industry connections.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of public international law and international human rights law
  • Intern with politicians or social welfare organisations
  • Use your elective courses to specialise in a chosen area of interest
  • Develop strong communication skills as you research and present arguments on international politics
  • Have the opportunity to study overseas

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  International Justice and Human Rights
  • Politics of the USA
  • Forces of Change in International Politics
  • International Security
  • Politics and Security in East Asia
  • International Relations Theory and Practice
  • Politics and the Media
  • Internship in Politics and Industry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


288 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 074096G

To be eligible for admission to an undergraduate program at the University of the Sunshine Coast, an applicant needs to:

  • be eligible for an OP or Selection Rank equal to or above the minimum OP or selection rank required for consideration in the offer round, through completion of a recognised formal or non-formal qualification, including:
    • secondary study
    • TAFE/vocational studies
    • tertiary studies
    • bridging/preparatory study
    • other entry qualifications (eg professional qualifications, employment experience, Special Tertiary Admissions Test).
    • refer to Pathways to study for more information

Tuition Fee

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    24400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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