Course Description

Australia is fast becoming recognised as a crucial player in Asia. Learning from leading experts, you'll develop expertise and an in-depth understanding of Asia's political, economic and cultural environment and be prepared to take advantage of new and exciting opportunities working in Australia and overseas as an expert on Asian affairs.
In your first year, you'll learn about core concepts of Asian and international studies, including intercultural communication, globalisation and Asian societies and culture. In your second and third years, you'll choose two majors and undertake courses from the Griffith in Asia Initiative.

Hands-on learning
The Griffith in Asia Initiative provides opportunities to study abroad and experience Asia first-hand through international internships, study tours and trimester exchanges.


Asian Business
Asian Societies and Cultures
Chinese Language
Indonesian Language*
International Relations and Security
Japanese Language
Korean Language*
Politics, Law and Justice in Asia

* Via cross-institutional study at The University of Queensland.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,444 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 78.5% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 84.0% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.6% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 62.2% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 25.8% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $54,800 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1388