Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts (BIntRel BA)

Program Code

BIRBA

Academic Year

2024

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts double degree.

The Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.
 

Program Learning Outcome
1. Understand a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the field of International Relations, with in-depth knowledge of relevant concepts, theories, skills, debates, emerging issues and methods of inquiry within these disciplines, as well as to communicate effectively in a language other than English.
2. Apply creative and critical thinking to identify and solve problems within complex social, political, economic and cultural contexts, both local, national, regional and global, using rigorous techniques of inquiry involving a variety of primary and secondary sources.
3. Communicate effectively in a range of spoken and written modes and formats within the relevant disciplines and professional contexts in a variety of social, cultural and linguistic situations and contribute productively to group-based outcomes.
4. Demonstrate career readiness and leadership skills appropriate for beginning professional practice, including: 4.1 information technology skills to access, store, manage, analyse and present discipline-based information and data, and to communicate effectively with others 4.2 lifelong learning skills characterised by academic rigour, self-direction and intellectual independence.
5. Identify social, political, economic and cultural global issues and their ethical implications, and demonstrate the capacity to operate with personal and professional integrity in a range of social, cultural and linguistic contexts.
6. Appreciate and manage their own personal capabilities through processes of self-appraisal, and demonstrate respect and mutual responsibility in sustaining productive relationships.
Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts

There shall be a Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

1.  Bachelor of International Relations courses to the value of 48 units including:

  • 15 units of International Relations Core courses including a capstone course to the value of 6 units
  • 15 units of International Relations Closed electives
  • 9 units of Language courses
  • 9 units of Open electives or 9 units of additional Language courses for a Language minor.

2.  Bachelor of Arts courses to the value of 48 units, including an Arts major.

A student who undertakes the Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts may count a maximum of 24 units towards both degrees, satisfying the requirements for the two degrees with a minimum total of 96 units of study.

The requirement to complete a minor in the Bachelor of International Relations and the Bachelor of Arts programs, where applicable, is waived.

Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts

To satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of International Relations with Bachelor of Arts, please refer to the individual Bachelor of International Relations program rules and Bachelor of Arts program rules.