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Examine the contemporary ideas, ideologies and theories that shape political decision-making.

You'll learn about various approaches to co-operation and conflict resolution, and gain a better understanding of political processes.

Careers can be found in diplomacy and foreign affairs, defence and intelligence, government and policy, international development and humanitarian and community services. 

Highlights

1 in Queensland for politics and international studies

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Ministerial officer
  • Policy adviser
  • Political analyst 
  • Government relations manager
  • Advocacy coordinator
  • Political campaign manager
  • Political consultant
  • Local government legislator
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This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Seminars

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