Bachelor On Campus Online

Politics and International Relations

48 months
45000 AUD/year
14630 AUD/year
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Politics and International Relations from University of Sydney covers all aspects of political, cultural and economic relations at both the domestic and international levels. It explores the world-shaping political forces that extend far beyond national boundaries and impact our lives in unexpected ways. 


At Politics and International Relations from University of Sydney you will engage with contemporary issues such as the Syrian War, nuclear proliferation, the global refugee crisis, the crisis in the international political economy, the implications of Brexit, and what the election of President Trump means for the world, Australia, and you.


  • Current affairs journalist
  • Diplomat
  • Government and public service administrator
  • Intelligence and risk analyst
  • Non-government or private sector administrator
  • Policy researcher and consultant 
  • Political adviser
  • Think tank participant
  • Start-up innovator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Popular Culture and Politics
  • Contemporary Issues in Politics and International Relations
  • Making Policy in Political Context
  • Political Analysis
  • Intermediate International Relations
  • Sociology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 093741D
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study,  including approved preparation courses.
  • English language requirements where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English.
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14630 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14630 AUD per year during 48 months.


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