Bachelor of International Relations

Bond University
Robina, Queensland, Australia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January May September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 70,658
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 74,502

About this course

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Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.
  • As tuition is delivered in English, all international students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language.

Curriculum

University core subjects:

  • CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication 
  • CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics 
  • CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action 
  • Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Majors 

Choose two (2) of the following majors:

International Relations

The major comprises six (6) subjects drawn from the following:

  • Introduction to International Relations 
  • Introduction to Geopolitics 
  • Hacking, Networks and Security 
  • Australian Public and Foreign Policy 
  • Strategic India 
  • The United Nations 
  • Global Institutions and Conflict Resolution 
  • Public Diplomacy and Social Media 
  • East-West International Diplomacy 
  • Global Development: Theory and Practice 
  • Global Political Economy 
  • Latin America in the International System  
  • Terrorism 
  • Strategic China 
  • Chinese Defence Policy
  • Eurasia 
  • Australia and the Asia-Pacific 
  • Prospects for Global Politics 
  • Diplomacy: Theory and Practice 
  • Alternative Globalisations 
  • International Relations Practicum/Internship* 

*Faculty approval required for Internship subject

International Diplomacy

The major comprises of six (6) subjects and must include: 

  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Geopolitics 
  • Diplomacy: Theory and Practice 

plus three (3) of the following:

  • Australian Public and Foreign Policy 
  • Strategic China 
  • The United Nations 
  • East-West International Diplomacy
  • Global Development: Theory and Practice 
  • Strategic India 
  • International Relations Practicum 

OR two (2) subjects drawn from the list above plus one Foreign Language subject.

Global Governance and Regional Politics 

The major comprises of six (6) subjects and must include:

  • The United Nations 

and either

  • Prospects for Global Politics 
    OR
  • Alternative Globalisations 

Plus four (4) subjects drawn from the following:

  • Introduction to International Relations 
  • Introduction to Geopolitics
  • Strategic India 
  • East-West International Diplomacy 
  • Latin America in the International System 
  • Strategic China
  • Eurasia 
  • Australia & the Asia-Pacific 

Electives 

  • nine (9) elective subjects, out of which at least five (5) must come from the Faculty of Society & Design list of undergraduate subjects

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