International Relations and Business

Gain a specialist knowledge of the big issues which affect the world we live in. You will develop a knowledge of international politics, analyse the theory and practice of international economic relations and how these relate to global challenges. You will learn how to respond to these issues within a business or organisational environment.

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 at least 45 points from ECON 151 or 152, GLOBAL 101, HISTORY 103 and POLITICS 106.

More information about the Bachelor of Global Studies degree structure.

Career opportunities

  • Foreign correspondent
  • Intercultural communications consultant
  • International sales or marketing specialist
  • International trade consultant
  • Policy analyst