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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 19.5k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 19.5k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 12 dezembro 2016
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 254pts.
  • Duration:
  • 4 years

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    The Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) is the perfect degree to establish yourself as a future leader in the Asian Century. You will combine study at ANU with one year at a university in an Asian location like Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul or Bangkok.

    Your Year in Asia will build on the strengths of your three-year Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies degree. You will develop an advanced level of language proficiency and an exceptional capacity to understand the societies and cultures of our region. You will study with world-class teachers at ANU and then put your learning into practice on the ground in Asia.

    As part of our new Flexible Double Degrees scheme you can combine the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) many other undergraduate degrees at ANU, including Law, Science, Commerce and International Relations, giving you the perfect opportunity to gain an Asia-ready qualification. 

    Learning Outcomes

    A graduate of the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) will be able to: 

    • Communicate at an advanced level in one of the languages of the region (graduates' language ability will vary, depending on their level of graduation). 

    • Speak and write about theories, factual content and research approaches relevant to at least one of the countries, sub-regions or thematic issues within the Asia-Pacific region. 

    • Critically analyse relevant regional and international literature relevant to at least one of the countries, sub-regions or thematic issues within the Asia-Pacific region. 

    • Determine the processes through which current knowledge about the Asia-Pacific region was developed.

    • Contextualise abstract and concrete issues of at least one of the countries or sub-regions within the Asia-Pacific region. 

    The Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies requires the completion of 192 units, of which:

    A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses

    A minimum of 132 units must come from the completion of 2000-level, 3000-level and 4000-level courses.

    The 192 units must include:

    Either

    48 units from completion of one of the following Asia-Pacific language majors:

    Arabic Language Major

    Chinese Language Major

    French Language and Culture Major 

    Hindi Language Major 

    Indonesian Language Major 

    Japanese Language Major 

    Korean Language Major 

    Sanskrit Language Major 

    Spanish Language and Culture Major 

    Thai Language Major 

    Urdu Language Major 

    Vietnamese Language Major

     

    24 units from completion of one of the following contextual minors:

    Applied Japanese Linguistics Minor

    Asian History Minor

    Asia-Pacific Politics Minor

    Asia-Pacific Security Studies Minor

    Chinese Studies Minor

    Indonesian Studies Minor

    Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Minor

    Japanese Linguistics Minor

    Japanese Studies Minor

    Literatures of Asia Minor

    Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Minor

    Northeast Asian Studies Minor

    Pacific Studies Minor

    Peace, Conflict and War Studies Minor

    South Asian Studies Minor

    Southeast Asian Studies Minor

    48 units from completion of the Year in Asia major

    72 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

    Or

    48 units from completion of one of the following contextual majors:

    Asian Art History Major

    Asian History Major

    Asia-Pacific Politics Major 

    Asia-Pacific Security Studies Major

    Chinese Studies Major

    Indonesian Studies Major

    Japanese Linguistics Major

    Japanese Studies Major

    Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Major

    Northeast Asian Studies Major

    Pacific Studies Major

    Peace, Conflict and War Studies Major 

    South Asian Studies Major

    Southeast Asian Studies Major

    24 units from completion of one of the following Asia-Pacific language minors:

    Arabic Language Minor

    Chinese Language Minor

    Classical Chinese Minor

    French Language and Culture Minor 

    Hindi Language Minor 

    Indonesian Language Minor 

    Japanese Language Minor 

    Korean Language Minor

    Sanskrit Language Minor 

    Spanish Language and Culture Minor 

    Thai Language Minor 

    Urdu Language Minor

    Vietnamese Language Minor

    48 units from completion of the Year in Asia major

    72 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

    Or

    48 units from completion of one of the following Asia-Pacific language majors:

    Arabic Language Major

    Chinese Language Major

    French Language and Culture Major 

    Hindi Language Major 

    Indonesian Language Major 

    Japanese Language Major 

    Korean Language Major 

    Sanskrit Language Major 

    Spanish Language and Culture Major 

    Thai Language Major 

    Urdu Language Major 

    Vietnamese Language Major

    48 units from completion of one of the following contextual majors:

    Asian Art History Major

    Asian History Major

    Asia-Pacific Politics Major 

    Asia-Pacific Security Studies Major

    Chinese Studies Major

    Indonesian Studies Major

    Japanese Linguistics Major

    Japanese Studies Major

    Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Major

    Northeast Asian Studies Major

    Pacific Studies Major

    Peace, Conflict and War Studies Major 

    South Asian Studies Major

    Southeast Asian Studies Major

    48 units from completion of the Year in Asia major

    48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

    The Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) is an AQF Level 7 qualification consisting of 192 units which is typically 4 years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. It is taught primarily in 

    English but also requires students to undertake study in a target Asian language. The program requires the completion of both compulsory and elective courses.

    Admission requirements are normally based on secondary and/or tertiary education academic results

    This program provides the opportunity for students to undertake various international experiences, including intensive courses, internships and a 12 month Year in Asia experience.

    Majors

    • Arabic
    • Asian Art History
    • Asian History
    • Asia-Pacific Politics
    • Asia-Pacific Security Studies
    • Chinese Language
    • Chinese Studies
    • French Language and Culture
    • Hindi Language
    • Indonesian Language
    • Indonesian Studies
    • Japanese Language
    • Japanese Linguistics
    • Japanese Studies
    • Korean Language
    • Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
    • Northeast Asian Studies
    • Pacific Languages
    • Peace, Conflict & War Studies
    • Sanskrit Language
    • South Asian Studies
    • Southeast Asian Studies
    • Spanish
    • Thai Language
    • Urdu Language
    • Vietnamese Language
    • Year in Asia

    Minors

    • Applied Japanese Linguistics
    • Arabic
    • Asian History
    • Asia-Pacific Politics
    • Asia-Pacific Security Studies
    • Chinese Language
    • Chinese Studies
    • Classical Chinese
    • French Language and Culture
    • Hindi Language
    • Indonesian Language
    • Indonesian Studies
    • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies
    • Japanese Language
    • Japanese Linguistics
    • Japanese Studies
    • Korean Language
    • Literatures of Asia
    • Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
    • Northeast Asian Studies
    • Pacific Studies
    • Peace, Conflict & War Studies
    • Sanskrit Language
    • South Asian Studies
    • Southeast Asian Studies
    • Spanish
    • Thai Language
    • Urdu Language
    • Vietnamese Language

    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 this program is only available through internal transfer from another Award, such as the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies single or double degree. Admission is on a competitive basis, taking into account all relevant academic qualifications.  Places may be limited from country to country. Where places are limited, students will be selected on academic merit.

    Students must have already completed 48 units of study, with a high credit average (65%) or above, including:

    • Minimum completion of 24 units in the target language with a high credit average or above and demonstrated target language proficiency of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level B1 or above.

    • Minimum completion of 24 units in a contextual major or minor with a high credit average or above.

    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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