CRICOS Code: 068793M
This double degree program is designed for students who want to combine their interest and expertise in science with a sophisticated understanding of international issues and systems. This will equip them to work in globalised science-based professions and industries. In the Science area, students can design their own academic program within the Bachelor of Science course structure, which must include a science testamur major selected from the following: Zoology, Animal Science, Biology, , Microbiology, Nutrition and Food Science, Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, Mathematics, Data Science, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Sustainable Environmental Futures.
This will be combined with a degree in International Studies that examines the relationships of societies, cultures, languages and systems of government within the international system. It develops students' capacity to analyse the historical development of relations among nation states and contemporary political, social and cultural issues, such as globalisation, transnationalism and migration. Students complete a major in International Relations and Asian Studies, and a sub-major in any Asian language, Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, or Japanese.
Students in this double degree also have the opportunity to complete a semester of study overseas and receive advanced standing towards 3764their IRAS Major and language sub major subject to WSU limits on advanced standing. Students are encouraged to do so but must discuss this with a B.IS or BA course advisor first.
Students should note that not all majors and units are available at all campuses and travel between campuses may be required.