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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of International Security Studies

Course code: #3503

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of International Security Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $44,470 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    73 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    082704M

Options
Internship
Practicum

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 22-December-2021 2021-12-22
Winter-July 15-May-2022 2022-05-15

Overview

Bachelor of International Security Studies

Do you see yourself shaping Australia's foreign policy decisions? Or working with elite international organisations like the United Nations or the top spy agencies? 

The Bachelor of International Security Studies can help you make your dream career a reality.

When you study the Bachelor of International Security Studies you will delve deeply into the contemporary security threats facing nations, international organisations and businesses around the world – including: 

the threat of military power, civil war, terrorism, cybercrime, environmental degradation and food security to name just a few. 

The Bachelor of International Security Studies gives you the practical skills and knowledge that will set you apart as a leader in this field and graduates from this degree can expect to find themselves working in a range of fields including: 

business analysts, defence policy, foreign affairs, intelligence agencies, journalism and media. 

Recent graduates of security studies are currently working with organisations like the Attorney Generals Department, United Nations, Telstra, Boeing, the Australian Federal Police and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and explain the key concepts, ideas and principal actors in international security.
  2. Evaluate the major theoretical frameworks for understanding the complexities of contemporary international security challenges.
  3. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the historical and contemporary dimensions of international, internal and transnational security, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
  4. Analyse the key challenges facing Australian security and defence policy in the ‘Asian Century’.
  5. Reflect critically on the principal factors that determine the security policies of Australia and the major Asia-Pacific powers
  6. Employ communication and presentation skills (oral, written and electronic)
  7. Demonstrate teamwork and interpersonal skills
  8. Exhibit the ability to write for both academic and professional audience

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$56,170

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,668
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,700
Tuition 1 person $44,470

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
18
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
20
reading

PTE

64
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo test which must be taken and submitted after April 2020 for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021, and Semester 1 2022 only.

110 plus recorded interview with Initial View.115 or better for entry without recorded interview

The IELTS Indicator and TOEFL internet based test Home Edition will be accepted for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021 or Semester 1 2022 only.

ANU College programs deliver pathways to ANU designed to help you successfully transition to undergraduate or postgraduate study. 

Academic English Preparation
Academic English Preparation (AEP) is a 10-week program focused on English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. 

AEP is designed to equip international students with skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia, and to successfully transition to other courses at ANUC. 

To enrol in AEP, you must have an IELTS of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each band) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 40 with a minimum of 12 in writing. 

Once enrolled, you must achieve a score of 60 per cent or more to successfully complete AEP. No additional IELTS is required to progress to Foundation Studies or ANU Access. 
ANU Access
ANU Access is a 10-week intensive program with a strong focus on academic English. 

To be eligible for ANU Access, you must have an overall IELTS of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 68 with a minimum of 18 in writing

A range of other English language tests are also accepted. Once you successfully complete the program you can enter your degree at ANU.


Academic background and requirement

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. 

There are no formal program prerequisites

China:

Gaokao:

Shanghai : 479  (73%)     Jiangsu (prior to 2021): 348  (73%)         Hainan (prior to 2021): 653 (73%)             Other provinces: 544 (73%)

India:

Indian School Certificate ISC 9: 87%                             India AISSC 9 (best 4 subjects): 14.5

Foundation Studies 

Foundation Studies is for students who have not studied an Australian Year 12 curriculum. It has been designed to give you the right academic preparation for the ANU Bachelor degree you want to study. 

Compulsory courses include academic English, plus mathematics or research skills. You will receive about 20 hours of face-to-face class time per week. 

Over 90 per cent of Foundation Studies graduates receive an offer or conditional offer for an ANU Bachelor Degree. To be eligible for Foundation Studies, you must have completed an international equivalent to Australian Year 11.

Career opportunities

  • Analyst
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