The Bachelor of Global Studies is designed for those who aspire to be leaders in making social change, this course enables students to find creative ways to tackle challenges facing cultures and communities throughout the world.
How is the course structured?
There are core units focusing on leadership development, a broad range of multidisciplinary electives, an overseas study component, a choice of three specialisations and the option of taking as part of a double degree course.
The Bachelor of Global Studies is an interdisciplinary degree offering a choice of numerous electives. Choose from a wide range of electives to further tailor the degree to your interests, for example: history, communications, politics, sociology, human rights, criminology, languages or anthropology.
Watch the video to see how the course is structured, and how to get the most out of your options.
Course Advisory Board
Monash Bachelor of Global Studies is committed to working with industry, business, government, and the community sector to develop innovative solutions to global challenges.
Our Advisory Board members are actively involved in providing the BGS academic team with direct links into business, government and the social sector.
Our Board members are on hand at Bachelor of Global Studies events such as the Welcome Lecture, Open Day, and other special occasions, giving students and their parents the opportunity to ask questions and be inspired by the possibilities ahead.
Find out more about the Advisory Board
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Click here for fees, entry requirements and intake information for domestic and international students.
Major: 8 units (48 points) taken over 3 years. This is the area of study you choose to specialise in.
Minor: 4 units (24 points) taken from an area of study that is different to your major.
You must complete 48 credit points (8 units) of your course before you are eligible to go on exchange. Usually this means waiting until your second or third year of study to go on exchange.
We consider you an international student if you are not:
- an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
- an Australian permanent resident.
Note: We consider Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents as local students.
Find out more information on how to apply as an international student
An extended major made up of 12 units (96 points) taken over three years.