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As a student studying international relations you will explore global issues of politics, economics, conflict resolution, social development, security and environmental protection.
You will also have the opportunity to study a portion of your degree overseas as part of the University’s Hawke Ambassador Volunteer Experience Program. As part of this program you will volunteer with an international non-government organisation (NGO), usually in an overseas destination.
You’ll be taught by industry professionals. Our academics have a very practical approach to learning, and you’ll work on real projects and get real experience. We’ve also invested millions of dollars in new buildings and facilities, so you’ll use the latest technologies and learn in ultra-modern teaching spaces.
We’re Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research1 and this excellence shines through our teaching. Our people are inspired by challenges and opportunities. We partner with local icons and international industry professionals to focus on real-world projects.
1 2017 QS Stars Rankings
The world of international relations is a rapidly evolving concept and you will graduate with a strong understanding of global issues, which will open up additional and more diverse employment opportunities. You could expect to gain employment with:
We are a globally connected university and our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement. Our students have had placements and internships with organisations like:
If you are curious about the world around you and have an interest in foreign affairs, both social and political, then delve into the international relations program at the University of South Australia.