Study political and international studies at UNE

In Political and International Studies (PAIS) we explore issues of international significance such as global warming and terrorism.  We consider national concerns, local interests and Australia's place within the international environment.

You will find study in PAIS diverse, exciting and rewarding. You will acquire a broader and deeper understanding of the world in which we live.  You will also develop skills that are important to employers -  creativity, clear thinking and effective communication.

Our students work closely with PAIS academics in ways now rare in other Australian universities. Our staff have teaching and research backgrounds in the areas of  security studies, international relations, global political economy, political theory, the comparative politics and societies of East and Southeast Asia, Pacific politics, Australian politics and globalisation.

Even if you don't plan to major in PAIS, you may still be able to fit some PAIS units into your degree.

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