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Australian National University, Australia, Canberra

International Security Studies, Bachelor

  • International Security Studies, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 36,720

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Do you see yourself shaping Australia's foreign policy decisions Or working with elite international organisations like the United Nations or our top spy agencies The Bachelor of International Security Studies can help you make your dream career a reality.

Career Opportunities

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Course Overview

When you study the Bachelor of International Security Studies you will delve deeply into the contemporary security threats facing nations, international organisations and businesses around the world including the threat of military power, civil war, terrorism, cybercrime, environmental degradation and food security to name just a few. The Bachelor of International Security Studies gives you the practical skills and knowledge that will set you apart as a leader in this field and graduates from this degree can expect to find themselves working in a range of fields including business analysts, defence policy, foreign affairs, intelligence agencies, journalism and media. Recent graduates of security studies are currently working with organisations like the Attorney Generals Department, United Nations, Telstra, Boeing, the Australian Federal Police and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. More information can be found here.


Programme Structure Courses include: Civil Wars and Civil Peace Southeast Asian Security Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific Asia Pacific Affairs Internship The Cold War, 1945-1989 China's New Approaches to Asia Pacific Security Indian Foreign and Security Policy US Security Policy in Asia Japan's Security Dilemmas Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula Nuclear Politics in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security Politics of Nuclear Weapons Security Communities from War to Peace Environment, Human Security and Conflict International Terrorism Tides of Conflict in the Asia-Pacific Security in the South Pacific: Is it Australia s Arc of Instability Special Topic in International Security Honeypots and Overcoats: Australian Intelligence in the World Advanced Study in Asia-Pacific Security



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications: An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

Australian National University


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