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Latin American Studies (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #29 (QS) Canberra, Australia
The Latin American Studies (Honours) program at the Australian National University exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Latin American Studies, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles.
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Overview

Upon successful completion of the Latin American Studies (Honours) program at the Australian National University, students will be able to:
  • pose a significant research question relating to Latin American studies;
  • investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to Latin American  studies, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  • communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Politics and International Relations 1
  • Special Topics in Politics and International Relations 2
  • Research Training: Scope and Methods
  • Thesis

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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  • Minimum required score:

    64

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 082709F
A Bachelor of Latin American Studies degree from ANU, or equivalent from another institution
  • with a weighed average mark of at least 70 per cent, calculated from the 36 units of courses with highest final marks, excluding 1000-level courses, from the Latin American Studies major

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    41280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41280 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported.

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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