The Bachelor of Government and International Relations (Honours) program consists of 80 credit points of work including coursework and supervised research leading to a dissertation. Students will be required to complete 20 credit points of honours-level research methodology courses. Students will also need to complete elective courses to a total weighting of 20 credit points. The course for supervised research which leads to the dissertation will have a weighting of 40 credit points.
From 2017, to be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Graduates of this program will be able to plan and conduct research in government and/or business, and therefore will be well-placed for positions in the private, not for profit and public sectors. In addition, graduates will also be able to progress to higher degree by research programs, thereby preparing them for high level research careers.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2019||Fee Band 26.0||$325.00||$26,000.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.