Bachelor of International Studies
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Students focus on developing language skills and knowledge of global issues from the perspective of relevant social science disciplines. They complete a major in a language other than English from the wide range of options available at UQ, alongside an international studies major. Students develop cultural awareness through a compulsory overseas exchange semester. This global experience allows them to effectively communicate across linguistic, cultural and political boundaries. For more information, visit Bachelor of International Studies at UQ.


Chinese; Chinese Translation and Interpreting; Economics; French; French Advanced; German; Indonesian; International History; International Inequality and Development; International Relations; Italian; Japanese; Japanese Advanced; Korean; Peace and Conflict Studies; Spanish.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

International agencies; global private sector; government/ non-profit organisation such as UNESCO, UNICEF or the World Health Organization.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$11750 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time