Top 200 globally

Our politics and international studies subjects are ranked among the world’s best.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2019, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019: Politics & International Studies

Study overseas

Gain global experience with exchange opportunities in Asia, Europe and the UK.

Take a look at our overseas study options.

Top 50 in the Asia-Pacific

La Trobe is ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2019

Career opportunities in

Career pathways

International studies builds skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Diplomat
  • Policy adviser
  • Humanitarian aid worker
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Political analyst
  • Human rights advocate

Future employers

Potential employers of international studies graduates include:

  • State and Federal Government
  • ABC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • YMCA
  • BDO Australia
  • UGL Limited

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