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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Global Studies

BA/BGlobSt

320cp

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have a minimum ATAR score of 75 or equivalent and have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:

New South Wales
Assumed knowledge: Nil

Victoria
Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degrees

To qualify for the degrees, a student must complete 320 cp consisting of:

  1. 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of ;
    1. 40 cp from Global Studies Core Units;
    2. 40 cp from the International Study/Internship unit;
    3. 40 cp from Global Studies Electives;
  2. 200 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, consisting of:
    1. 160cp from
      1. 2 Majors; or
      2. 1 Major and 2 Minors;
    2. 20 cp from Program Core units2
    3. Up to 40 cp Electives chosen from other units listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Arts

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Global Studies Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
ENVR204 10 Environmental Sustainability
GLST200 10 Global Health
GLST201 10 Global Change and Development
POLS309 10 World Politics and Justice (Pre: 40cp in 100/200 level POLS or GLST201 Global Change and Development)

International study/internship

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
GLST300 40 International Study/Internship

Global Studies Electives

Business

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
HRMG100 10 Management and People
BUSN201 10 International Business

Communication

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
COMM102 10 Introduction to Communication
COMM103 10 Written Communication
COMM213 10 Interpersonal Communication
COMM218 10 Communication in the Workplace (Pre: COMM102 Introduction to Communication or COMM103 Written Communication)

International Development Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
DVST100 10 Introduction to International Development Studies
DVST200 10 Refugees and Forced Migration
DVST201 10 Humanitarian and Development work: A Dignity-based Approach (Pre: DVST100 Introduction to International Development Studies)
DVST300 10 Peace and Development (Pre: DVST201 Humanitarian and Development Work: a Dignity-based Approach)
DVST301 10 Development Alternatives: Fair Trade (Pre: GLST201 Global Change and Development)
DVST303 10 Advocacy and Policy Development

Economics

Either

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
ECON102 10 Microeconomics

or

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
ECON104 10 Business Economics

and

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
ECON103 10 Macroeconomics
ECON204 10 Development Economics (Pre: 10cp from 100-level ECON unit)
ECON209 10 The Global Economy (Pre: 10cp from 100-level ECON unit)

Education unit

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
EDFD210 10 Global Perspectives in Education

Environmental Science

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
BIOL101 10 Biodiversity
ENVR100 10 Environmental Issues
BIOL102 10 Principles of Ecology (Pre: BIOL101 Biodiversity)
BIOL312 10 Conservation and Sustainability
BIOL327 10 Marine and Coastal Ecology (Pre: BIOL102 Principles of Ecology)
ERTH100 10 Earth Science

Geography

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
GEOG101 10 Human Geographies of Globalisation
GEOG200 10 Geographies of Development in SE Asia (Pre: GEOG101 Human Geographies
of Globalisation)
GEOG300 10 Natural Hazards (Pre: GEOG101 Human Geographies of Globalisation)

History

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
HIST105 10 Early Modern Europe
HIST211 10 Modern China (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST212 10 Modern Japan (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST213 10 Pacific History (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST214 10 Immigrants in Australian History (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST219 10 History and Cultures of Southeast Asia (Pre: 10cp from 100-level unit in History)
HIST225 10 US Foreign Policy since 1945 (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST229 10 Rebels and Revolutions in Latin America (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit)
HIST327 10 Indigenous Peoples in Settler Colonies (Pre: 10 cp from 200-level unit in History. Inc: HIST104 Indigenous Peoples in Settler Colonies)
HIST328 10 Gender in World History (Pre: 10 cp from 200-level unit in Gender Studies or History. Inc HIST201 Global Approaches to Women's History)
HIST329 10 Comparative History of Immigrant Peoples (Pre: cp from 200-level unit in History. Inc: HIST206 Comparative History of Immigrant Peoples)
HIST330 10 Contemporary World History (Pre: 10 cp from 200-level unit in History. Inc: HIST227 Human Rights in History)
HIST331 10 Human Rights in History (Pre: 10cp from 100-level HIST unit, Inc: HIST227 Human Rights in History)

Legal Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
LEGL103 10 Introduction to International Human Rights Law and Practice

Media

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
MEDA100 10 Introduction to Media Production
MEDA101 10 Theorising the Media
MEDA201 10 Screen Production 1 (Pre: MEDA100 Introduction to Media Production)
MEDA213 10 Power, Propaganda and Persuasion (Pre: MEDA101 Introduction to Media
Production or 10cp from 100-level COMM unit)

Politics

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
POLS100 10 The Nature of Democracy
POLS103 10 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS202 10 Southeast Asian Politics (Pre: 10cp from 100-level POLS unit)
POLS212 10 Politics in the Developing World (Pre: 10cp from 100-level POLS unit)
POLS308 10 Politics and Public Policy (Pre: 40cp from 100/200-level POLS unit or GLST201 Global Change and Development)

Sociology

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
SOCS100 10 Introduction to Sociology
SOCS108 10 Contemporary Society and Change
SOCS204 10 Culture and Society (Pre: 10cp from 100-level SOCS unit)
SOCS209 10 Race and Ethnicity in Australia (Pre: 10cp from 100-level SOCS unit)

Study of Religions

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
THSR101 10 Introduction to Judaism and Islam
THSR200 10 Hinduism and Buddhism
THSR201 10 Ethics and Peace Studies in World Religions
THSR203 10 Interfaith Relations and Dialogue

or other unit approved by the Course Coordinator as a Global Studies Elective unit.


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2 A Program Core unit may contribute to a Major or Minor

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