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Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholar), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 54 months
    Duration
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholar) programme from University of Wollongong will give you essential skills, including critical and creative thinking, effective communication, and problem-solving, all of which are required for high achievement in a range of global careers.
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Overview

As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholar) programme from University of Wollongong is one of the most popular degrees at University.  Students who are passionate and curious about humanity and society enjoy the breadth and flexibility of the Bachelor of Arts degree. 

This degree will allow you to hone your skills of analysis and interpretation, and your ability to synthesise complex ideas; skills that are essential to practical problem solving and highly valuable to a wide range of employers. Every real-world problem today has a cultural and social dimension that can be understood using the skills you will gain doing a Bachelor of Arts degree, whichever major you choose.

International Studies is the analysis, appreciation and study of the diversity of the global community. It examines the relationships of politics, society, culture, language, and history in a range of countries and globally.

 International Studies teaches you how to analyse national and global issues. You will learn about the forces shaping the modern world and the theories that underpin our understanding of the most important global issues. You will also gain language skills and we strongly encourage students to undertake study abroad to further expand their skills.

Career opportunities

  • Archiving and Librarianship
  • Art & Design
  • Arts
  • Business Development & Administration
  • Community & Social Services
  • Consultancy
  • Diplomacy
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Government Policy
  • Healthcare Policy & Management
  • Heritage Specialist
  • Historian
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology & Design
  • Journalism
  • Social Policy
  • Translation & Interpreting
  • Legal Work
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Media & Publishing
  • Politics
  • Production and Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Writing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are not accepted for this course; eligible candidates will be identified by an internal selection process.

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 54 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    216 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • International Studies
  • Methods in International Studies and Politics
  • Senior Seminar in International Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • Admission to the Dean's Scholar degree is competitive.
  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. Assessment of eligibility may also involve participation in an interview process.
  • CRICOS: 081890A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 123120 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 54 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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