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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of International Studies (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Pursue a career anywhere in the world with the Honours degree that elevates your already thorough knowledge of global issues from social science perspectives and your enhanced capacity for cross-cultural understanding.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
2317, 074243B
Intake Months
Feb
International Fees
$32,352 per year / $32,352 total

About this course

The world is yours with this high-profile program, designed to prepare you for leading positions with international health and aid agencies, government departments or non-profit organisations.

During your study you'll develop core skills and knowledge in theory and research, immersing yourself in the cultural and communicative aspects of globalisation and the world system through coursework and a research project in your chosen field.

Along your journey to graduation you'll learn how to think clearly, flexibly and critically, know how to weigh up evidence and arguments, and make rational choices. You'll gain the skills to express yourself effectively, work cooperatively in a team, and demonstrate a depth of understanding in one or more areas of knowledge.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • The Bachelor of International Studies (Honours) degree develops core skills and knowledge in theory and research in the cultural and communicative aspects of globalisation and the world system.
  • The program is based on a combination of coursework and a research project in the chosen field of study.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Travel consultant
  • Ministerial officer
  • Interpreter
  • Foreign language analyst
  • International engagement manager
  • Policy adviser
  • Consular staff member
  • Sales representative
  • Humanitarian resourcing specialist
  • Development program coordinator