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Duration : 3 years
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Entry Requirements


Registration Fee
Resource Fee
Tuition Fee (Home)
MYR 421,750
Estimated Total Fees
MYR 421,750

Course Content

The Bachelor of International Security Studies requires completion of 144 units, of which:

  • A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses

24 units from completion of the following compulsory course list:

  • STST1001 Introduction to International Security Studies
  • STST1003 Coping with Crisis: The Practice of International Security
  • STST2001 Security Concepts in the Asia-Pacific
  • STST3002 Australia's Security in the Asian Century

Minimum of 6 units from completion of a course from the following concepts and methods course list:

  • HIST2110 Approaches to History
  • POLS2123 Peace and Conflict Studies
  • POLS2125 Game Theory and Social Sciences
  • SOCY2043 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
  • POLS2044 Contemporary Political Analysis
  • WARS2001 Theories of War: An historical and global perspective
  • POLS3001 Foreign Policy Analysis
  • POLS3017 International Relations Theory


Minimum of 36 units from completion of courses from the following list of Security Studies courses:

Asia-Pacific Security

  • ASIA2060 Southeast Asian Security
  • ASIA2111 Indonesian Foreign and Security Policy
  • INTR2012 Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
  • INTR2014 Indian Foreign and Security Policy
  • INTR2016 US Foreign and Security Policy in Asia
  • INTR2018 Japanese Foreign and Security Policy
  • INTR2020 (In)Stability on the Korean Peninsula
  • INTR2024 Nuclear Politics in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
  • STST2020 Study tour: Southeast Asia's Security Choices

Global Security

  • MEAS2001 New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security
  • HIST2240 Democracy and Dissent: Europe Since 1945
  • POLS2132 Current Issues in International Security
  • STST2124 Politics of Nuclear Weapons

Australian Security

  • STST2003 Australia and Security in the Pacific Islands
  • STST3003 Honeypots and Overcoats: Australian Intelligence in the World

Non-traditional Security

  • ASIA2093 Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific
  • DIPL2000 Leadership and Diplomacy
  • INTR2047 Human Security: Conflict, Displacement and Peace Building
  • POLS3004 Emotions in International Politics
  • POLS3033 Environment, Human Security and Conflict
  • POLS3036 International Terrorism

History and Security after 1945

  • HIST2141 The Cold War: 1945-1989
  • STST2004 Special Topic in International Security
  • STST3003 Honeypots and Overcoats: Australian Intelligence in the World
  • WARS2002 Vietnam Wars: 1941-1989
  • WARS2003 The Korean War


A maximum of 30 units from the completion of courses within the following Language, Security and Area Studies minors:


  • Advanced Arabic
  • Advanced Chinese Language
  • Advanced French Studies
  • Advanced German Studies
  • Advanced Italian Studies
  • Advanced Japanese Language
  • Advanced Korean Language
  • Advanced Sanskrit Language
  • Advanced Spanish Studies
  • Arabic Language
  • Burmese Language
  • Chinese Language
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Hindi Language
  • Indonesian Language
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Japanese Language
  • Korean Language
  • Mongolian Language
  • Persian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tetum Language
  • Thai Language
  • Tibetan Language
  • Tok Pisin Language
  • Vietnamese Language

Area Studies and Methods

  • Asian Studies
  • Asia-Pacific International Relations
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • International Communication
  • International Relations
  • Latin American Studies
  • Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
  • Northeast Asian Studies
  • Pacific Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Social Research Methods
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Sustainable Development


  • Criminology
  • Historical International Security
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Technology, Networks and Society
  • War Studies


A maximum of 6 units from the completion of courses from VCUG Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Courses or the following list:

  • ANIP3003 Australian National Internships Program Internship A
  • ASIA2110 International Affairs Internship
  • ASIA2098 Asian and Pacific Studies Internship
  • ASIA3023 Asia Pacific Week Internship
  • LING2107 Advanced Academic English

48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Minors (Choose 1 for completion of 24 units)

  • Advanced French Studies
  • Historical International Security
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Tibetan Language Minor
  • War Studies

Elective units

48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective major, minor or specialisation.

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