What is international studies?
International studies examines the origins, processes and contestations of globalisation in the contemporary world. Ordinary people’s experiences and responses to global integration are at the centre of our inquiry. You’ll examine how local communities around the world embrace and also challenge aspects of globalisation.
Why choose international studies?
You’ll learn what it means to be a global citizen capable of actively engaging with a range of societies and cultures. The strength of studying international studies lies in the fact that it’s taught across multiple disciplines, allowing you to consider the most pressing issues facing the world today from different perspectives.
This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.
As a Monash student, you have the option to make your course an international one. You can take International Studies through a study abroad or exchange program at one of our many worldwide partner institutions.
"I owe a tremendous amount to Monash University for the numerous exchange and leadership opportunities provided."
- Nikki Vu, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce student, majoring in International studies