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The International Relations major sequence focuses on understanding conflict and cooperation and, war and peace in contemporary international politics. Students examine the system of states before, during and after the Cold War, the nature of power and security, global issues, human rights and Australia's place in the world.
On successful completion of the International Relations major sequence, students should have the following discipline-specific skills:
Students majoring in International Relations should also consider a complementary major sequence or electives in Politics and Policy Studies .
|AIR120||Australia and the World|
All students must take AIR242 plus a further 5 credit points, ensuring at least 2 credit points are undertaken at level 2 and 2 credit points at level 3 from the following:
|AIE255||Issues and Themes in Middle East Politics|
|AIR205||The Rise of China|
|AIR236||Controversies in Global Capitalism *|
|AIR242||Theories of International Relations (Core unit)|
|AIR234||Order and Justice in World Politics|
|AIR243||International Relations of the Asia-Pacific|
|AIR244||Conflict, Security and Terrorism|
|AIR345||American Foreign Policy|
|AIR348||Beyond Borders: Transnational Activism in World Politics|
|AIR349||Transnational Diplomacy and Policy|
* AIR236 is offered via cloud (online) teaching mode only - there will be no face to face teaching and this unit is also offered in trimester 3.