Bachelor of Pacific Studies

Australian National University (ANU)

The Bachelor of Pacific Studies will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the cultural, social, geographic, linguistic and political contexts of this diverse region, so they can take a leading role in Pacific policy and development. Students will also will also have the opportunity to engage in internship and immersion programs in Oceania, boosting their language skills and expertise in the region. Students who have an interest in anthropology, archaeology, history, linguistics, politics, gender or cultural studies, will benefit from the regionally relevant framework that Pacific Studies provides. Graduates of the Bachelor of Pacific Studies find employment in Pacific policy and development.

Course Fee:


International: $116,640

Entry Requirements:

An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; 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 international equivalent; OR An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken

Subjects you can Study:

Pacific Studies. Secondary areas of study: Anthropology; Archaeology; Chinese language, Development Studies; Environmental Studies; French language and culture; Gender, Sexuality and Culture; Geography; German language and culture; Hindi language; History; Indonesian language; International Relations; Philosophy; Spanish

Study Pathways:

Credit will be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate at other universities or equivalent institutions. The College has flexible credit arrangements and up to 1/3 of the program (the elective sequence) may be granted as credit for prior tertiary studies.

Further information:

This course can be taken as part of a flexible double degree which allows students to combine two Bachelor degrees of their choice. They can build their own combination to suit both a career path and a personal passion. Students may be eligible for bonus points towards their ATAR for this program.

Recognition:

State and Federal Government educational authorities

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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