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Bachelor of Pacific Studies
Bachelor of Pacific Studies

Bachelor of Pacific Studies

  • ID:ANU610076
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$42,615.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$42,615.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$165,972.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

ATAR:80

International Baccalaureate:29

Applicants who complete a recognised secondary/senior secondary/post-secondary/tertiary sequence of study will be assessed on the basis of an equivalent selection rank that is calculated upon application.

English requirements

  • Academic IELTS and IELTS Indicator:  An overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component of the test.

  • TOEFL - internet based test : An overall score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening.

  • PTE Academic:  An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 55 in each of the communicative skills.

  • TOEFL - paper based test: A score of 570 with a TWE* score of 4.5.

  • Cambridge CAE Advanced (Post 2015):  An overall score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in all sub-skills.

Course Information

As Australia’s engagement with the Pacific increases, so too does the need for graduates with Pacific expertise.

The Bachelor of Pacific Studies will provide you with a deep understanding of the diversity, history and contemporary issues of Oceania, so you can take a leading role in Pacific policy and development.

You will also have the opportunity to engage in internship and immersion programs in Oceania, boosting your language skills and expertise in the region.

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Program Requirements

 The Bachelor of Pacific Studies requires the completion of 144 units, of which:

  A maximum of 60 units can come from the completion of 1000 level courses.

 The 144 units must include:

24 units from the following compulsory courses:

  • PASI1011 - Pacific Encounters: An introduction to Pacific Studies

  • PASI1012 - Pacific Worlds: critical inquiry in Oceania

  • PASI2001 - Pacific Studies in a Globalising World

  • PASI3001 - Politics and Development in the Contemporary Pacific

A minimum of 6 units from the following 3000 level PASI-coded courses:

  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

  • PASI3005 - Pacific Islands Field School

  • PASI3010 - Pacific Engagement Project

  • PASI3012 - Readings in Indigenous Studies

  • PASI3013 - Environment and Development in the Pacific

A minimum of 12 units from the following thematic lists:

  • History and Archaeology

  • ASIA2301 - Human migration and expansion in the rise of the Asia-Pacific

  • ARCH2005 - Archaeology of the Pacific Islanders

  • HIST2231 - Exploration: Columbus to the Moon

  • PASI2002 - Australia in Oceania in the 19th and 20th centuries

  • WARS2004 - War in the Islands: The Second World War in the Pacific

Politics, international relations and security

  • ASIA2087 - Peace Building in the Pacific and Asia

  • ASIA2093 - Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

  • INTR2010 - International Relations in the Asia-Pacific

  • PASI2030 - Study Tour: Regional Policymaking for Pacific Development

  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

  • POLS2055 - Pacific Politics

  • STST2001 - Security Concepts in the Asia-Pacific

  • STST2003 - Australia and Security in the Pacific

Environment and resources

  • ASIA2093 - Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

  • ASIA2301 - Human Migration and Expansion in the Rise of the Asia-Pacific

  • ENVS2005 - Islands Sustainable Development: Fiji Field School

  • PASI2030 - Study Tour: Regional Policymaking for Pacific Development

  • PASI3013 - Environment and Development in the Pacific

Culture, literature and language

  • ASIA2001 - Language in Asia and the Pacific

  • ASIA2308 - Linguistic Histories in Asia and the Pacific

  • ASIA3053 - Rituals of Life and Death in Asia and the Pacific

  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

  • PASI3005 - Pacific Islands Field School

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OSHC: 609 $ per year

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