Course code: #AK3704
These are mandatory and all come with course.
The International Studies major at Auckland University of Technology helps you develop the skills to contribute effectively in this changing global environment, and interact with people with different backgrounds and world views.
To contribute to the world's increasing globalization, countries need people who understand the impact of global trends and issues and can interact effectively in a multicultural environment.
Intercultural competence is a skill highly valued by employers around the world.
In this major, you can include courses in social sciences, business, culture, education, applied linguistics, or languages.
It’s a great addition to another major, especially in science, technology, engineering, and maths.
In your second year, you can study overseas for one semester in the US, Spain, Japan, The Netherlands, Sweden, Korea, or Taiwan.
International Studies courses:
Workplace experience is an important part of your degree, and the Work Integrated Learning course is the final part of your degree.
This is a supervised work placement related to your major(s), for an organization of your choice.
It's a great way to get industry experience while still being able to get feedback from AUT lecturers, and for many of AUT's students, this workplace experience also leads to a job offer.
Recent placements included the Red Cross, Office of Ethnic Communities, New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) – African Programme; The Palestinian Federation, Chile; ANZ Bank.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Consider starting with:
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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