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vertical double degree

Bachelor of Asian Studies/Master of Globalisation

A vertical double four year degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

BAS/MG
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
Admission requirements
  • Field of Education
    • Society and Culture
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
Admission requirements
  • Field of Education
    • Society and Culture

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Asian Studies/Master of Globalisation vertical double degree requires the completion of 192 units, of which:

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

The 192 units must consist of:

144 units from completion of the following Bachelor of Asian Studies vertical double degree component:

144 units from completion of requirements for the Bachelor of Asian Studies, of which the electives must include:

24 units from completion of courses from the Master of Globalisation, excluding elective courses

96 units from completion of the following Master of Globalisation vertical double degree component, which must consist of:

48 units from the granting of credit from the Bachelor of Asian Studies:

24 units of specified credit towards the Master of Globalisation from courses completed as part of the Bachelor of Asian Studies vertical double degree component

24 units of unspecified credit towards elective courses in the Master of Globalisation, from completion of the cognate Bachelor of Asian Studies

48 units from completion of the remaining requirements for the Master of Globalisation

Students must achieve a minimum 65% weighted average mark, with no failing grade, in the first 96 units of courses attempted in order to enrol in 6000-level, 7000-level or 8000-level courses.

If the total number of units attempted exceeds 96 in the same teaching period in which the 96th unit is attempted, exactly 96 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks.

Students must achieve a minimum 65% weighted average mark, with no failing grade, in the first 144 units of courses attempted in order to proceed to the Master of Globalisation vertical double degree component.

If the total number of units attempted exceeds 144 in the same teaching period in which the 144th unit is attempted, exactly 144 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks.

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.

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

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 http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/  for more information.

Domestic students

Bachelor of Asian Studies - Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
Master of Globalisation - Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

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

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$31,008.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

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.

Australia is increasingly engaged with its regional neighbours, so why not graduate with a degree designed for the Asian Century?

The vertical double degree package of Bachelor of Asian Studies/Master of Globalisation allows you to engage fully with the challenges of our rapidly-changing region, and its place in the world.

This combination means you develop an in-depth understanding of the culture, history, politics and languages of Asia along with the ability to explore the nature and challenges of global affairs and the evolution and implications of globalisation. This means that you will graduate from this program will a unique qualification that will ensure you stand out from your peers and get noticed by employers.

And there's no better way to study Asia than going there. Experience complete cultural immersion with a program of overseas study. After all, there's no reason your degree can't also be the adventure of a lifetime.

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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Asian Studies, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. engage with Asia linguistically and culturally as a basis for independent lifelong learning from Asia and with Asia.
  2. use concepts and methods from the humanities and social sciences to develop, review, analyse and synthesise knowledge about Asia, its regions, and its place in the world.
  3. use engagement with Asia’s diversity as a basis for critically reflecting on concepts, methods and knowledge in the humanities and social sciences.
  4. communicate knowledge of Asia to diverse audiences using academic and applied styles, in both English and an Asian language.
  5. exercise critical thinking and judgment in identifying and solving problems, individually and in groups.

Upon successful completion Master of Globalisation, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. develop a theoretical and pragmatic understanding of globalisation, its complexities and issues.
  2. develop an appreciation of different disciplinary approaches to globalisation and what each offers to contemporary understanding of global politics.
  3. develop advanced analytical skills.
  4. attain highly developed oral and written communication skills.

Further Information

For first year enrolment instructions please visit the Bachelor of Asian Studies.
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