Are you interested in studying the political decisions of our local, state and national representatives? Are you curious about foreign policy? Perhaps you can see yourself negotiating international agreements or providing assistance to Australians overseas? Studying politics is an excellent way to gain an understanding of important questions about public office.

Career examples

  • Business
  • Community and welfare services
  • Education and research
  • Foreign affairs and trade
  • Local, state and federal government policy and administration
  • Media
  • Political parties, interest groups and associations


  1. Bachelor of Business
  2. Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies

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