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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 19.4k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 19.4k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 12 12월 2016
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 184pts.
  • Duration:
  • 3 years

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    As Australia's engagement with the Pacific increases, so too does the need for graduates with Pacific expertise.

    The Bachelor of Pacific Studies will provide you with a deep understanding of the diversity, history and contemporary issues of Oceania, so you can take a leading role in Pacific policy and development.

    You will also have the opportunity to engage in internship and immersion programs in Oceania, boosting your language skills and expertise in the region. 

    Employment Opportunities

    Graduates of the Bachelor of Pacific Studies find employment in Pacific policy and development.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of a Bachelor of Pacific Studies, graduates will be able to: 

    • Speak and write about theories, factual content and research approaches relevant to Pacific Studies.  
    • Identify relevant regional and international literature relevant to Pacific Studies.  
    • Determine the processes through which current knowledge about Pacific Studies has been developed.  
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of perspectives on indigenous, popular, policy and scholarly debates in Oceania. 

    The Bachelor of Pacific Studies requires the completion of 144 units, of which:

    A maximum of 60 units can come from completion of 1000 level courses

    The 144 units must include:

    48 units from completion of the Pacific Studies major

    Either:

    24 units from completion of a minor from following list:

    Anthropology

    Archaeology

    Development Studies

    Environmental Studies

    Environmental Policy

    Heritage and Museum Studies

    History

    Human Ecology

    Australian Indigenous Studies

    International Relations

    Political Science

    Social Research Methods

    Sociology

    Chinese

    French Language and Culture

    German Language and Culture

    Hindi

    Indonesian

    Japanese

    Spanish

    Biodiversity Conservation and Management

    Climate Science and Policy

    Environmental Policy

    Forest Science and Policy

    Geography

    Human Ecology

    Integrative Methods in Environment and Society

    Soil and Land Management

    Sustainable Development

    Water Science and Policy

    Philosophy

    Visual Arts Practice

    72 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

    Or:

    48 units from completion of a major from following list:

    Anthropology

    Archaeology

    Development Studies

    Environmental Studies

    Gender, Sexuality and Culture

    Geography

    History

    International Relations

    Political Science

    Sociology

    Chinese

    French Language and Culture

    German Language and Culture

    Hindi

    Indonesian

    Japanese

    Spanish

    Environmental and Landscape Sciences

    Natural Resource Management

    Sustainability Science

    Philosophy

    48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

    Majors

    • Anthropology
    • Archaeology
    • Chinese Language
    • Development Studies
    • Environmental and Landscape Sciences
    • Environmental Studies
    • French Language and Culture
    • Gender, Sexuality and Culture
    • Geography
    • German Language and Culture
    • Hindi Language
    • History
    • Indonesian Language
    • International Relations
    • Linguistics
    • Pacific Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Spanish
    • Sustainability Science

    Minors

    • Anthropology
    • Archaeology
    • Biodiversity Conservation and Management
    • Climate Science and Policy
    • Development Studies
    • Environmental Policy
    • Environmental Studies
    • Forest Science and Policy
    • German Language and Culture
    • Heritage and Museum Studies
    • Hindi Language
    • History
    • Human Ecology
    • Indonesian Language
    • Integrative Methods in Environment and Society
    • International Relations
    • Japanese Language
    • Linguistics
    • Pacific Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Social Research Methods
    • Sociology
    • Soil and Land Management
    • Spanish
    • Sustainable Development
    • Visual Arts Practice
    • Water Science and Policy

    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 


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    Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:

    • An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR

    • A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate; OR

    • At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution; OR

    • An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

    Requirements for domestic applicants:

    ATAR:80

    QLD Band:10

    International Baccalaureate:29

     

    For international students:

    Refer to the table to see if you meet the requirements:

    http://www.anu.edu.au/files/resource/IntAdmissTabl2014e.pdf 

    English Language Requirements:

    ANU recognizes a number of English language tests as meeting the University’s English language requirements. The acceptable tests are IELTS (an overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test), TOEFL-paper based test (a score of 570), TOEFL-internet based test (a score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening), Cambridge CAE Advanced (80, grade A), PTE Academic (overall 64, minimum 55 in each section.) 

    ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling all students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. 

    Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

    ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

    Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedule, and no more than 10 points (maximum 5 academic points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded.

    Bonus points do not apply to programs with an ATAR cutoff of 98 or higher.

    Bonus Points are only awarded to domestic applicants applying for admission through UAC who have not previously attempted tertiary study.

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