single degree

Bachelor of European Studies

A single three year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

BEURO
  • Length 3 year full-time
  • Minimum 144 Units
Admission requirements
  • Length 3 year full-time
  • Minimum 144 Units
Admission requirements

Can you see yourself bustling to work through the streets of Paris, Glasgow, Munich, London, Madrid or Norway? If you are interested in the social, political and cultural structure of contemporary Europe - this program is for you.

The Bachelor of European Studies focuses on the foundations of modern Europe, bearing in mind its long history and how this has shaped contemporary European societies. It also considers the innovative aspects of recent developments, particularly the possibilities for cooperation and unity as well as the tensions between diverse traditions.

You will study a European language and travel to Europe for ‘in-country’ study at a partner institution. With our flexible program you can also extend your chosen language subject into a major.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may find work in policy development, government, private business, foreign affairs, tourism, trade, and many other fields.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this program enables students to:

  • differentiate social, political and cultural structures of contemporary Europe;
  • define the historical foundations of modern Europe;
  • evaluate recent developments in European cooperation and unity and contrast these to tensions in traditions and
  • communicate in a European language (graduates’ proficiency will vary on the level of language completion).

Admission Requirements

Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:

• An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR
• A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR
• At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR
• An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

Click HERE for further information about domestic admission.

The table below is a guide to the entry level required for domestic applicants. Exact entry level will be set at time of offer.

Domestic applicant entry requirements

From 2010, the UAI/ENTER/TER will be referred to as ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) for admission. See http://www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/atar/ for further information.

Queensland Band equivalents are a guide only - selection is made on a UAI equivalent that is not available to students.

International applicant entry requirements

International applicants may view further information on admissions requirements at Entry Requirements for International Undergraduate Applicants

The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required.

ATAR:
80
QLD Band:
10
International Baccalaureate:
29

Adjustment Factors

The National Access Scheme 2014

ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedule, and no more than 10 points (maximum 5 academic points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded.

Bonus points do not apply to programs with an ATAR cutoff of 98 or higher.

Bonus Points are only awarded to domestic applicants applying for admission through UAC who have not previously attempted tertiary study.

How to apply

Academic Bonus Points: senior secondary students do not need to apply for ANU academic bonus points. They are automatically added in accordance with the schedule.

Educational Access Scheme: senior secondary students do not need to apply if their school is part of the Priority School Funding Program or Country Areas Program. All other applicants should refer to www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/eas for more information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$28,608.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of European Studies requires completion of 144 units, of which:

A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses

The 144 units must include:

48 units from completion of one of the following majors:

Contemporary Europe

European History

24 units from completion of one of the following language minors:

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Spanish Studies

French Language and Culture

German Language and Culture

Italian Language and Culture

Russian

Spanish

24 units from completion of courses at a European partner institution

48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Honours

For information about honours, please see the College of Arts and Social Sciences Honours website.

Majors

Minors

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units Major 1000 level Course 6 units Language Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units
Major 1000 level Course 6 units Language Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units
Year 2 48 units Major 2000 level Course 6 units Language Minor 2000 level Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units
Major 2000 level Course 6 units Language Minor 2000 level Course 6 units Major 2000 level Course 6 units Major 2000 level Course 6 units
Year 3 48 units Semester in Europe 24 units Semester in Europe Semester in Europe Semester in Europe
Major 2000/3000 level Course 6 units Major 2000/3000 Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units Elective Course 6 units

Single degree

Three years full time (144 units) - four courses per semester (24 units)
A Maximum of 60 units of 1000 level courses
Either:
•    A Contemporary Europe major (48 units)
Or
•     A European History major (48 units)
One of the following language minors (24 units)
•    Advanced French Studies
•    Advanced German Studies
•    Advanced Italian Studies
•    Advanced Spanish Studies
•    French Language and Culture
•    German Language and Culture
•    Italian Language and Culture
•    Russian
•    Spanish Language and Culture
•    Turkish
Completion of approved courses taken at a European partner institution (24 units)
Eight electives courses from across the ANU (48 units)

Double degree

•    This degree requires 96 units
•    A maximum of 36 units of 1000 level courses
Either:
•    A Contemporary Europe major (48 units)
Or
•     A European History major (48 units)
One of the following language minors (24 units)
•    Advanced French Studies
•    Advanced German Studies
•    Advanced Italian Studies
•    Advanced Spanish Studies
•    French Language and Culture
•    German Language and Culture
•    Italian Language and Culture
•    Russian
•    Spanish Language and Culture
•    Turkish
Completion of approved courses taken at a European partner institution (24 units)

About this degree

Single degree
In a Bachelor of European Studies degree program you will study a total of 144 units. Typically you will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) as a full time student giving you a total of 24 (6-unit) courses across your whole degree.
You'll need to take either the Contemporary Europe major or the European History (8 courses), one langauge minor (from the designated list) (4 courses) and an approved exchange at a partner institution (4 courses). You'll also get to choose eight electives from courses right across ANU. You can use these electives to try a range of courses or to take a major or minor in a non-Arts subject.

Double degree
In a Bachelor of European Studies degree program you will study a total of 96 units. Typically you will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) as a full time student giving you a total of 16 courses across your whole degree. However, for each semester you are likely to take 2 courses from your Bachelor of European Studies degree and then 2 courses from the other half of your double degree – still a total of 4 courses a semester.
You'll need to take either the Contemporary Europe major or the European History (8 courses), one language minor (from the designated list) (4 courses) and an approved exchange at a partner institution (4 courses).

Enrolment Status

While it's possible to enrol in fewer courses per semester, which is called studying part-time, it will take you longer to finish your program and get your degree. If you are an international student you must always be full-time.
•    A course (usually 6 units) can only be counted towards one major or minor.
•    You need to enrol in courses for both First Semester and Second Semester.
•    You can’t study more than four courses (24 units) per semester, eight for the year.
•    You need to enrol in courses for your chosen major
•    You need to enrol in courses for your chosen language minor
You may take 1000-level courses later in your program. But remember you can’t count more than ten 1000-level courses (60 units) towards your single degree or six 1000-level courses (36 units) towards your Bachelor of European Studies half of the double degree

Important things to keep in mind when choosing your 1000-level courses

When you enrol for the first time you will study ‘1000-level’ courses. These courses have ‘1’ as the first number in their course code, such as ARTS1234.

Majors and Minors

See available majors and minors for this program

You need to choose two 1000-level courses for your chosen major:
For the Contemporary Europe major
 •    EURO1004 – Europe in the Modern Era: Foundations of International Relations in First Semester
And one of the following:
•    PHIL 1004 –  Fundamental Ideas in Philosophy in First Semester
•    POLS1005 - Introduction to International Relations:  Foundations and Concepts in First Semester
•    SOCY1002 - Self and Society in First Semester
 
For the European History major
•    EURO1004 – Europe in the Modern Era: Foundations of International Relations in First Semester
•    HIST1209 Terror to Terrorism: A History in Second Semester

Electives

Single Degree
While you only need to enrol in courses for one major, one minor and one exchange (24 units) , you can use your electives to enrol in 1000-level courses for other Arts majors or minors. That way you keep your options open. Once you've selected courses for the major you should choose electives to make up the balance of your courses.

Study Options

Bachelor of European Studies - Single Degree

This is a typical study pattern for the first year of a student undertaking a Bachelor of European Studies.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units Major 1000 level Course 6 units Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Elective 1000 level Course 6 units Elective 1000 level Course 6 units
Major 1000 level Course 6 units Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Elective 1000 level Course 6 units Elective 1000 level Course 6 units

Bachelor of European Studies - Double Degree

Study Options

Year 1 48 units Major 1000 level Course 6 units Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Degree B 6 units Degree B 6 units
Major 1000 level Course 6 units Minor 1000 level Course 6 units Degree B 6 units Degree B 6 units

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact students.CASS@anu.edu.au

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