Bond’s international relations program allows students to balance diplomatic experiences with international relations theory, allowing for the exploration of the modern international environment. Our academic teaching staff are recognised professionals with a wealth of experience. Our graduates are working in some of the most diverse fields around the world, engaging in all aspects of international affairs. This is your chance to influence the world of tomorrow! Business, government, community organisations and the not-for-profit sector require professionals who understand the global outlook. Graduates of this program find employment in a range of sectors including defence, diplomacy, tourism, trade, international business, media, humanitarian agencies and the UN.
International Relations graduates are commonly recruited for Project and Program related roles in government agencies, notably, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Defence, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Australian Public Service, and Tourism Australia.
Graduates with an understanding of international affairs, globalisation, political, environmental, and societal concerns are sought after in most global offices with an international outreach.
Embassies and consulates
Government embassies, high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions, and representative offices offer a range of careers in diplomacy, policy, and communication.
Program learning outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.
View Bachelor of International Relations learning outcomes
- Identify, analyse, evaluate and communicate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in International Relations.
- Independently and in teams, generate and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems in International Relations.
- Apply disciplinary knowledge and skills in International Relations to professional work and/or further learning, demonstrating well-developed judgement and responsibility.