• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Bachelor of Arts - Global Studies from Australian Catholic University is an exciting and rewarding double degree for those interested in a wide range of contemporary social issues shaping our world including globalisation, public health; social justice; human rights; gender, race and age inequality; poverty; environmental sustainability, migration and international relations.
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Overview

This Bachelor of Arts - Global Studies from Australian Catholic University offers students with a unique opportunity to study abroad (ACU has over 60 partner institutions around the world), or gain valuable international workplace experience with one of our internship partners.

Students have the opportunity to study a Diploma in Languages in either Spanish or Italian alongside their degree to further enhance their employment opportunities.

Career

Career opportunities include:

  • public sector, both local and international
  • government service, including diplomatic service, both local and international
  • the United Nations system and other international organisations
  • social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach
  • international relations
  • journalism, including travel journalism
  • travel and tourism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Studies
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 074606B

New South Wales
  • Assumed knowledge: 2 units of English (any) (Band 3). Mathematics (other than Mathematics General 2) for study in Mathematics (Band 3).
Queensland
  • Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C)
Victoria
  • Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English.
  • Assumed knowledge: Units 3 and 4 - Mathematical Methods or equivalent for study in Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24104 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13177 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13177 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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$13177 CSP

In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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