Global Politics and Human Rights

Develop a strong understanding of global politics, law and human security. You will become familiar with the connected and complex challenges that affect the world right now. Through exposure to law, politics and other subjects, you will be able to assess the goals and strategies adopted by entities on the global stage, including governments and NGOs.

As a Global Studies graduate, you will be a competent global citizen. In addition to language skills and related regional knowledge, your research skills and strong practical knowledge will prepare you for leadership roles in a variety of sectors including foreign affairs, NGOs, international media, education and tourism.

Courses

You will need to pass at least 150 points (10 courses) from those listed above, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III. Each course is worth 15 points.

If you are taking the Bachelor of Global Studies as part of a conjoint programme, you will need to pass at least 120 points (8 courses) from those listed above, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III. Each course is worth 15 points.

Your major must include:

  • 15 points: POLITICS 106
  • 15 points: PHIL 102 or 103
  • At least 15 points from ECON 151 or 152, GLOBAL 101, HISTORY 103.

More information about the Bachelor of Global Studies degree structure.

Career opportunities

  • Diplomat
  • Foreign correspondent
  • Humanitarian relief worker
  • NGO worker
  • Policy analyst