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Bachelor degree programs in Oceania are diverse and well-respected around the globe for their adherence to European-inspired standards of academic selectiveness, rigour and career-oriented curricula. The Bachelor degree system in Oceania closely resembles the British Bachelor system, offering both normal, or "pass" programs and "honours" programs for each field of study. Bachelor programs in Oceania typically take four years to complete, although accelerated or part time schedules may be available at some universities to work around students' schedules.

Australia is by far the largest island in Oceania, and it also has the largest population, followed by Papua New Guinea and then New Zealand. Those seeking Bachelor programs in Oceania will note that the islands and nations of Oceania are divided into four ethno-cultural regions: Australia, Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. There are a wide range of Bachelor programs offered by universities and institutions in Oceania. For example, Bachelor students in Oceania can study management, business, information systems, tourism and hospitality, computer science, marketing and much more.

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Bachelor of Commerce

Macquarie University
Campus Full time Part time 3 years January 2017 Australia North Ryde + 1 more

In this flexible degree you'll study management, marketing, finance and accounting all in your first year. You'll then complete one or two majors to... [+]

Bachelor of Commerce

Commerce, or business, is the exchange of goods or commodities. Gain a comprehensive understanding of all business functions, strategy and skills. Prepare for your career in business.In this flexible degree you'll study management, marketing, finance and accounting all in your first year.  You'll then complete one or two majors to develop depth in your chosen commerce discipline.Specialise in accounting, applied econometrics, demographics, marketing, public sector management, business information systems, decision science, commercial law, economics, finance, human resources or international business.

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Bachelor of Architectural Studies

University of South Australia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years January 2017 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

The three-year Bachelor of Architectural is an engaging and rewarding program for students interested in design and the built environment. In the 2015 QS Subject Rankings UniSA ranked in the World Top 100 for Architecture. Our programs are highly respected within industry and provide students with both practical and academic training. They are taught by staff members who are both academics and... [+]

The three-year Bachelor of Architectural is an engaging and rewarding program for students interested in design and the built environment. In the 2015 QS Subject Rankings UniSA ranked in the World Top 100 for Architecture. Our programs are highly respected within industry and provide students with both practical and academic training. They are taught by staff members who are both academics and practising architects, with strong relationships with the architecture profession locally, nationally and internationally. As part of this degree students will have the opportunity to take part in the award-winning Design and Construct program, where students design and then construct community buildings in remote locations in Australia and overseas. Students will gain practical skills in purpose designed workshops with state-of-the-art facilities including laser cutters, a CNC router and 3D and large format printers. Combined with Australia’s only Architecture Museum on campus, our program gives students the skills necessary to succeed in a professional environment. [-]

Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Meppel

Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! Outstanding job prospects, with the demand for primary teachers in the Netherlands and international schools set to increase from 2016. You will be trained to teach at international schools throughout the world. Perfectly prepared for a competative jobmarket. Classes with a high level of personal attention. Extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond. Career On completing the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS) programme, you will be a fully qualified primary school teacher to teach in Dutch and international schools and may choose to work in education, but you will find that your degree is also a highly valued commodity in a range of other fields. Inspiring job Your job as a teacher will be as inspiring and creative as any job can be, but of course it also comes with its share of responsibilities. You will learn how to apply your professional skills and knowledge to support children of different ages, nationalities and cultures and with different sets of talents. You will be expected to work independently, as well as alongside parents, your colleagues and other education professionals. Careers Careers open to you after graduation include: International Primary School Teacher Primary School Teacher in the Netherlands Educational Assistant Special Education Teacher Principal or Deputy Principal About the course ITEPS offers a diverse range of subjects and a strong practical focus. You will gain extensive experience teaching at primary schools in the Netherlands and abroad, where you will work on developing educational, pedagogical and teaching skills . First Year Introduction to teaching and education The first year focuses on improving your knowledge of the English and Dutch language and on providing you with the skills you need to live and work anywhere in the world. You will learn about and experience all facets of the teaching profession, with an emphasis on educational theory. What does it mean to educate? How do children think? How do you communicate with them? You will teach children in schools and will become aware of the dynamics of a classroom setting. Year 2 and 3 More in-depth study During your second and third year, you will develop a broad understanding of educational theory: how do you get children to focus on their work, and what makes the classes you teach successful? You will have teaching practice at primary schools in the Netherlands and abroad and learn to conduct practical research. During this stage, you also have the option to choose from a number of specialised courses. Fourth Year Final stage In the fourth year, you will be given more responsibilities, spend more time teaching and work increasingly on your own. You will complete this stage with a challenging teaching practice in which you will be expected to conduct practical research. Specialisation In your second and third year, you choose two specialised subjects, attending classes either at Stenden’s ‘home campus’ in the Netherlands and at one of our partner schools in Denmark or Norway. These subjects include: Art and Culture (Netherlands and Denmark) Mathematics (Netherlands and Norway) Special Education (Denmark and Netherlands) History and Sociology (Denmark and Norway) Religion and Ideology (Norway and Netherlands) Science and Technology (Norway and Denmark) Physical Education and Health (Denmark) Admission requirements Academic Requirements To be admitted to one of the Bachelor programs you have to meet certain admission requirements. Stenden University of Applied Sciences recognizes the following general international qualifications: International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma High School diploma from an accredited institution Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes plus two ‘A’ level passes Associate, Bachelor or Master Degree Language Requirements All non-EER applicants are required to submit an English proficiency test with their application. Exceptions are made for students, who have had their preparatory education in a country where English is the official working and educational language. The language requirements for EER students are the same as for Dutch students. If your diploma is mentioned in this list the additional English language test is not required. Stenden University of Applied Sciences accepts three kinds of official language tests: IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English. Academic IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 for each skill). TOEFL 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based) and 80 (internet based). Original test results must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Stenden. The TOEFL institution code for Stenden is 9215. Cambridge ESOL score CAE-C. [-]

Bachelor Of Business (Accounting)

Stott's Colleges
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting), with a major in accounting, provides students with the knowledge and information to move directly into a career as an Accountant either as an employee or a small business owner; or go onto further study at post-graduate level. It will also allow successful graduates to become eligible for membership CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants. [+]

Bachelor Of Business (Accounting) The Bachelor of Business (Accounting), with a major in accounting, provides students with the knowledge and information to move directly into a career as an Accountant either as an employee or a small business owner; or go onto further study at post-graduate level. It will also allow successful graduates to become eligible for membership CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants. The degree comprises six semesters. There are two semesters each academic year. This means that the degree may be completed in three years. The maximum time that can be taken to complete the degree is six years of part time study (domestic students only). The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is fully recognised by CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants with graduates able to be employed as Accountants as well as become eligible for membership. There are four subjects taught in each semester. These subjects are taught concurrently within the semester. In most cases subjects studied in first and second semester of the first year only are prerequisites for the subjects studied later in the degree. The following tables show the sequence of subjects studied. Students commencing their studies from semester 2 or 3 study the even semester (2, 4 and 6) before the odd semester (1, 3, 5) throughout their studies. Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6 ACC103 Accounting for Business Decisions 1 ACC104 Accounting for Business Decisions 2 ACC202 Management Accounting COM201 Business Communication ACC305 Accounting Theory ACC303 Taxation BIS101 Business Information Systems LAW101 Fundamentals of law LAW202 Company Law ACC204 Corporate Accounting ACC306 Strategic and Sustainable Accounting ACC304 Auditing and Assurance MAN101 Introduction to Management ECO101 Foundations of Economics MAN204 Organisational Behaviour BST201 Business Statistics ACC302 Corporate Finance Elective MRK101 Introduction to Marketing HRM101 Introduction to HRM MRK201 Marketing Mix ACC203 Accounting Information Systems MAN301 Strategic Management MAN302 Preparation of a Business Plan ENTRY REQUIREMENTS When you apply for a place at Stott’s Colleges your application must be addressed to the Registrar. If you are applying for Recognition of Prior Learning the Registrar will forward your application to the Academic Board, or to a person delegated by the Academic Board, for assessment. FOR ENTRY INTO FIRST YEAR For Domestic Students: Evidence of successful completion of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education to Year 12 or equivalent. This includes all Commonwealth State and Territory final year secondary school certificates of education, or international equivalent. A clearly-in ATAR of 68.00 or its equivalent and/or satisfactory completion of one year of full-time study at an approved institute of tertiary education. For International Students: International students must also demonstrate that they have English language ability equivalent to IELTS level 6. Competency to IELTS 6 means that the student has documentary evidence of having completed an IELTS exam at an official IELTS testing centre or an equivalent recognised English language test, within the previous twelve months of the student’s proposed start date for the Bachelor of Business and that the student was given an overall scoreof 6 with no single band lower than 5.5. (see policy -SER02 International Student Admission -Higher Education) Mature Age Entry: Mature Age students, who demonstrate capacity for successful study at a tertiary level through employment or educational experience, as judged by the Academic Board, may be admitted to the Bachelor courses. Credit Transfer/Advanced Standing: If you wish to apply for Credit transfer, you may do so if you meet the following criteria: Successful completion of the first year of study of a related Bachelor degree at an accredited tertiary education provider. Prior studies as part of a diploma or advanced diploma course. Other relevant study where there are articulation arrangements in place between Stott’s and the course provider. For further information, please refer to SAC31 Credit Transfer Policy –Higher Education, on the website. A list of Stott’s articulation agreements can be found here: Stott’s Colleges imposes the following limits on credit gained through the credit transfer process – (a)where your qualification was obtained overseas, you may receive a maximum of 8 subject credits towards your Stott’s course (b)where your qualification was obtained in Australia through two (2) or more years of study, you may receive a maximum of 16 subject credits towards your Stott’s course (c) where your qualification was obtained in other circumstances, you may receive a maximum of 12 subject credits towards your Stott’s course. Further details of Stott’s admission policies may be found at http://www.stotts.vic.edu.au/admissions#pap [-]

Bachelor of Sport & Recreation

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years March 2017 New Zealand Tauranga

Experience a mind-blowing adventure through the human body and find out what it’s capable of! This is how you turn a passion for sport, health and fitness into a rewarding career. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. Experience a mind-blowing adventure through the human body and find out what it’s capable of! This is how you turn a passion for sport, health and fitness into a rewarding career. It’s a highly enjoyable programme with plenty of hours spent at sport organisations and recreation centres, gaining industry knowledge and making valuable contacts. Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, coaching, outdoor leadership, personal training, legal issues, event management, sports psychology, and athletic conditioning. A new paper even gives you the option of studying sport performance analysis – providing play by play live feedback to enhance individual or team performances. You’ll also enjoy field trips to the Ruapehu ski fields, the AUT Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, and the University of Auckland anatomy labs. Key points: Award-winning motivated tutors Get all the advantages of this highly recognised AUT Degree without leaving the Bay Fantastic pool, gym and exercise studio facilities Content Details Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, coaching, outdoor leadership, personal training, legal issues, event management, sports psychology, and athletic conditioning. A new paper even gives you the option of studying sport performance analysis – providing play by play live feedback to enhance individual or team performances. You’ll also enjoy field trips to the Ruapehu ski fields, the AUT Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, and the University of Auckland anatomy labs. Year One Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication Nutrition, Activity and Health Managing Sport and Recreation Applied Anatomy Exercise Prescription Coaching Practice 1 Outdoor Leadership Year Two Sport and Recreation in Society Industry Experience and Research Legal Issues for Sport and Recreation Applied Sports Nutrition Exercise Science Physical Activity and Health Electives – choose two: Human Movement Studies Personal Training Coaching Practice 2 Sustainable Sports Event Management Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology Year Three Co-operative 1 Athletic Conditioning Leadership in Sport and Recreation Co-operative 2 Electives – choose two: Integrated Coaching Practice Food, Nutrition and Community Health Analysing Performance Dates/Times/Locations Classes are scheduled for approximately 20 hours per week usually between Monday and Friday. You will be required to undertake self-directed study beyond scheduled class time. Part-time study options may be available. Indicative Fees Domestic students Year One $6,146.00 International students Year One $29,200.00 Additional course related costs for specialist clothing. Qualifications Gained On successful completion of the programme you will receive: AUT University Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Level 7) Entry Criteria To be admitted to an AUT University undergraduate degree, a student must have university entrance. An applicant may be granted university entrance under one of the following categories: Achievement of NCEA Level 3 (42 credits at level 3 or higher and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) 14 credits in each of three subjects from the list of approved subjects The remaining credits to achieve NCEA Level 3 may come from either achievement or unit standards UE numeracy – 10 credits at level 1 or higher from specified achievement standards or three specific numeracy unit standards. UE literacy – 10 credits (five in reading and five in writing) from: Specific level 2 and higher achievement standards, or specific Te Reo Māori and Te Reo Rangatira level 2 standards, or Two specific level 4 English for Academic Purposes unit standards Discretionary entrance Discretionary entrance is based on the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 2 (or equivalent). It is available to applicants who have attained a high level of achievement in year 12 who wish to undertake university study. To be considered for discretionary entrance, applicants must be a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident, over the age of 16 years and under the age of 20. Australian applicants' most recent schooling must have been in New Zealand. Discretionary entrance is not available to international students. Applicants must have completed secondary schooling to at least New Zealand year 12 level (or its equivalent overseas). Students who have undertaken year 13 study beyond 1 June in any year are ineligible to apply in the same year but may be considered for mid-year admission in the following year. An applicant will: By the end of year 12 have completed four subjects at level 2 of the NCEA (or its equivalent), each with a minimum of 14 credits and a grade average of at least 60 and include some merit and/or excellence credits, and Have met the literacy and numeracy standards required for university entrance (or their equivalents), and Obtain a recommendation from their school principal or other suitable person, and Be required to attend, if necessary, an interview with a programme advisor for the relevant programme of study. All applicants for discretionary entrance will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Admission at entrance level (ad eundem statum) An applicant will be considered for ad eundem statum admission if they: Have successfully completed a recognised foundation programme, or other recognised tertiary qualification / study of at least 120 points (in one course of study) at level 3 or above. Have qualifications from an overseas secondary school or tertiary institution deemed by the university to be sufficient for entry into an undergraduate degree programme. Applicants will be required to supply an official academic transcript with their application. Special admission If a student does not hold a university entrance qualification, but is a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident and has attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day of the semester in which the programme commences, they may apply for special admission. English Language Requirements International applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to show evidence of language competency, issued within the last two years, before being eligible to enrol in any non-English programme. The level of competency required is outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013. And below under the title English Competency. English Competency Level 7 certificate, diploma, degree, post graduate certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language L4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013. For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required. Career Opportunities This highly respected qualification opens the doors to employment in the exciting and diverse sport and recreation industry. Graduates work with amateur or professional sportspeople, community recreation and health organisations, in secondary school PE departments, or for a growing range of fitness centres. It’s an exciting industry to be in because it’s always changing. Sport is getting more professional and the Government is investing in community recreation and health organisations to combat the growing number of health and obesity issues facing the general population. Graduates can work as trainers for sports teams or athletes, fitness centre instructors, health consultants, event or facility managers, sports coaches or managers, personal trainers, school sports co-ordinators, or school PE teachers following post graduate training. Potential Employers Community Health Organisations (e.g. Heart Foundation) Sports Organisations (e.g. BOP Rugby Union) Schools Fitness Centres Sport and Recreation Centres Local Authorities Regional Trusts (e.g. Sport BOP) Schools Sports Co-ordinators Facility and Event Management [-]

Master of Laws

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 New Zealand Hamilton

With a one-year Master of Laws qualification from the University of Waikato you can tailor your programme through a selection of taught papers and/or research thesis. [+]

Master of Laws With a one-year Master of Laws qualification from the University of Waikato you can tailor your programme through a selection of taught papers and/or research thesis. The Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato places a strong emphasis on the development of research skills. The classes are small and are typically offered in seminar style discussions. This approach to teaching at an advanced level creates opportunities for you to share perspectives and discuss issues related to the topic. It'll help you to improve your communication skills and gain expert knowledge. It creates opportunities for you to network with others and renew motivation and confidence. You'll also get a lot of one-on-one time with the lecturing or supervising academic staff. We offer the largest selection of papers in Cyber Law in New Zealand, and therefore you can complete this Masters focusing on this area. The Faculty hosts two research centres: Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy Law (CEREL) and Māori and Indigenous Governance Centre (MIGC). You’ll benefit from the expert knowledge and national and international professional associations in these fields. For example, you’ll be eligible to apply for the International Bar Association scholarship. Waikato Faculty of Law is the only school in New Zealand that offers this opportunity. Whether your interest lies in Cyber Law, Law of War and Conflicts, Transnational Criminal Law, Indigenous Issues or Environmental Law, you will benefit from nationally and internationally recognised academic staff. Master of Laws in Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law Passionate about indigenous issues? This Masters programme will allow you to study in-depth the historical and developing trends within the area of indigenous peoples' rights. You'll develop skills enabling you to participate actively in the development of Pacific jurisprudence and to enhance global understanding of Pacific legal systems. Read more about Master of Laws in Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law. Double LLM: University of Waikato and University of Arizona Interested in holding two LLMs from internationally highly regarded Faculties of Law in significantly less time and in two different countries? If you’re a dedicated, engaged student and you’ve successfully completed 90 points of LLM at Waikato (or 75% of our LLM), you could receive 6-8 credits towards the LLM degree at the James E Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona. There are two options on offer for LLM in Arizona: Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy LLM (composed of 24 credits) or International Trade and Business Law LLM (composed of 26 credits). Career opportunities Government departments Law teaching and research Civil and public service and the judiciary Banking, financial services and financial regulation International development organisations Non-governmental organisations such as human rights agencies Private legal practice Business Honours programme The Honours Degree may be awarded with First Class Honours, or Second Class Honours (first division), or Second Class Honours (second division). To be eligible for the award of honours, you would need to complete you Master of Laws qualification within 12 months (if studying full-time) or within 24 months (if studying part-time) and pass all your papers. Cultural experience The Faculty members come from a wide range of nations and cultural backgrounds, creating a truly multicultural environment. This helps foster in our students an increased awareness of global issues, exposes them to multiple historical and cultural perspectives as well as offer insight into legal systems outside the jurisdiction of the Common Law. We have the most diverse and vibrant student body of all law schools in New Zealand. Up to 30 per cent of all our students identify themselves as Māori and nearly 16 per cent come from Pacific background. Nearly 40 per cent of our students are over the age of 25. The Faculty's three dynamic law student associations: Pacific Law Student Association, Te Whakahiapo (Māori Student Association) and Waikato University Law Student Associations play an important role of fostering great collegial relationships between students and offer plenty of social and learning opportunities. Our Mentoring Programme will provide extra support and guidance in your studies, help you to navigate through the transition period from school or previous employment to university study as well as advise you on other services and opportunities available to you on campus. Admission and enrolment To be accepted to the LLM programme, you need to have: Completed an LLB or a combined Law degree at the University of Waikato with at least a 'B' grade point average or an equivalent qualification at another university; or Completed an LLB (Hons) at the University of Waikato with at least a 'B' grade point average or a combined Law degree at the University of Waikato or an equivalent qualification at another university; or Satisfied the prerequisites for graduate study in the subject at a level that is considered appropriate by the Academic Board. In exceptional circumstances, candidates who do not meet these requirements, but who have proven record of academic merit and relevant experience may be accepted into the programme. Students whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of their English language proficiency. An overall score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 achieved in the Writing band) in the IELTS or equivalent. [-]

Bachelor of Business

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Bachelor of Business harnesses your energy and passion for success. This degree gives you the knowledge to create a career as a business professional. Whether you wish to pursue a corporate role in a global enterprise or start your own business, this course will provide you with the skills to do it. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. The Bachelor of Business harnesses your energy and passion for success. This degree gives you the knowledge to create a career as a business professional. Whether you wish to pursue a corporate role in a global enterprise or start your own business, this course will provide you with the skills to do it. The Bachelor of Business begins with four core units: Financing Enterprises, Enterprise Innovation and Markets, Enterprise Leadership, and Enterprise Law. These units provide you with the essential business knowledge that will be the platform for your career and equip you with the academic skills that will underpin your success in the degree. You will then undertake four professional units. The professional units are where you begin to shape your future in one of three core business areas: Money, Markets or Management. By learning core business skills within the context of your chosen future you will develop new skills and enhance your employability. Units in the professional core will teach you to plan your career, innovate and analyse. You will also be able to explore and apply your skills and knowledge in a work-based learning unit. Ten industry-relevant specialisations have been created to equip you with expert skills across the three enterprise futures of Money, Markets and Management. The Money specialisations include Accounting, Applied Finance, Economics, and Property. The Markets specialisations are Hospitality Management, International Business, Marketing and Sport Management. Management specialisations are Human Resource Management and Management. You will need flexibility to create your career. The Bachelor of Business gives you the flexibility to select eight units from anywhere in the University. This means that you can choose a variety of non-business units to gain depth and perspective on your enterprise future; you could take a specialisation in another discipline; or you can complete a second specialisation within Business. Career Opportunities You will graduate from this degree with an understanding of the spectrum of business operations and with competencies that will enable you to act strategically and independently in your chosen career. The course seeks to equip all students with a good understanding of basic business issues, complemented by a high level of knowledge relevant to a specific business discipline as applied in a global environment. See key programs for career specific information. New locations for 2017 The Bachelor of Business will be offered at the new Parramatta City Campus, 169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta. You will study in the heart of Parramatta's thriving Central Business District close to major transport links. Selected majors will also be offered at the new Sydney City Campus, Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney. Admission Eligibility for admission to the Bachelor of Business is based on the following minimum requirements: Year 12 HSC (or equivalent); or completed Diploma of Business at Western Sydney University, The College; or completed relevant VET award. Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics and any two units of English. Students unable to demonstrate sufficient levels of achievement in mathematics will be required to use one of the elective units to increase their mathematical aptitude. This will not lengthen the period of study. Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website. UAC International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office. International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website. [-]

Bachelor of Theology

Avondale College of Higher Education
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 years January 2017 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

Avondale offers a wide range of study options in ministry and theology, giving you the opportunity to prepare for life as a minister, chaplain, educated and skilled layperson or as an academic in the field of theology. [+]

Bachelor of Theology Course Overview Avondale offers a wide range of study options in ministry and theology, giving you the opportunity to prepare for life as a minister, chaplain, educated and skilled layperson or as an academic in the field of theology. Each course is designed to assist you to develop a greater understanding of yourself, the world- pas, present and future- and to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to build a strong church and community. You will be taught by expert qualified staff who have both pastoral experience and specialised postgraduate education. Course Code 4871 Course Duration Three years full-time (or part-time equivalent) Study Mode On-Campus with distance education available for some units Accreditation The Bachelor of Theology degree course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Careers The Bachelor of Theology degree is for those who wish to study the theological disciplines for either personal interest or as a preparation for postgraduate study. The course also provides opportunities for a possible academic career in theology. [-]

Bachelor of Philosophy - Asia Pacific

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Canberra

This program is an innovative, research-focused undergraduate degree designed for intellectually curious students who want to explore their interests beyond the classroom. It's the only program of its kind where disciplinary knowledge is enriched by a deep regional understanding of Asia and the Pacific. As a member of ANU's interdisciplinary research community students will have the opportunity to explore their interests through a diverse range of disciplines including: history, international relations, gender, culture, strategic studies, literature, politics, linguistics, anthropology, law and regulation, archaeology and economics. Students will receive one-on-one mentoring from a range of world-leading researchers at the forefront of their fields and develop their capacity for independent research and critical thinking in an academically rigorous learning environment. The flexible nature of the PhB allows students and their academic mentors to design the program to suit their interests and includes advanced courses tailored to provide students with the high-level academic skills they need to take the first step in their research career. During the final year of study students will be encouraged to undertake fieldwork abroad as they embark on a year-long independent research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor. With the PhB students can choose their own adventure while gaining exceptional preparation in their chosen field and special opportunities to pursue the study of Asia and the Pacific at the highest level. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. This program is an innovative, research-focused undergraduate degree designed for intellectually curious students who want to explore their interests beyond the classroom. It's the only program of its kind where disciplinary knowledge is enriched by a deep regional understanding of Asia and the Pacific. As a member of ANU's interdisciplinary research community students will have the opportunity to explore their interests through a diverse range of disciplines including: history, international relations, gender, culture, strategic studies, literature, politics, linguistics, anthropology, law and regulation, archaeology and economics. Students will receive one-on-one mentoring from a range of world-leading researchers at the forefront of their fields and develop their capacity for independent research and critical thinking in an academically rigorous learning environment. The flexible nature of the PhB allows students and their academic mentors to design the program to suit their interests and includes advanced courses tailored to provide students with the high-level academic skills they need to take the first step in their research career. During the final year of study students will be encouraged to undertake fieldwork abroad as they embark on a year-long independent research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor. With the PhB students can choose their own adventure while gaining exceptional preparation in their chosen field and special opportunities to pursue the study of Asia and the Pacific at the highest level. A single four year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific This program is available for applications from summer session, 2016 The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) or PhB is an innovative, research-focused undergraduate degree designed for intellectually curious students who want to explore their interests beyond the classroom. It’s the only program of its kind where disciplinary knowledge is enriched by a deep regional understanding of Asia and the Pacific. As a member of our interdisciplinary research community you will have the opportunity to explore your interests through a diverse range of disciplines including: history, international relations, gender, culture, strategic studies, literature, politics, linguistics, anthropology, law and regulation, archaeology and economics. You will receive one-on-one mentoring from a range of world-leading researchers at the forefront of their fields and develop your capacity for independent research and critical thinking in an academically rigorous learning environment. The flexible nature of our PhB allows you and your academic mentors to design the program to suit your interests and includes advanced courses tailored to provide you with the high-level academic skills you need to take the first step in your research career. During your final year of study you will be encouraged to undertake fieldwork abroad as you embark on a year-long independent research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor. With the PhB you can choose your own adventure while gaining exceptional preparation in your chosen field and special opportunities to pursue the study of Asia and the Pacific at the highest level. Career Options Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: Engage with Asia and the Pacific using sophisticated concepts and methods from the humanities and social sciences to develop, review, analyse and synthesise knowledge about this region, and its place in the world. Critically analyse the research literature related to topics of interest to make meaningful contributions to the study of the Asia and Pacific region. Create specialist knowledge on the Asia Pacific region that helps to build an integrated understanding of complex social, cultural, political and/or linguistic issues. Convey and relate professional and disciplinary knowledge to diverse audiences using appropriate styles. Exercise critical thinking and judgment in identifying and solving problems, while working and learning in both independent and collaborative ways. Negotiate research projects considering their academic relevance, possible academic contributions, and ethical implications, Undertake independent research drawing on high level project management skills and a well-honed understanding of feasibility and collegiality. Exercise personal, professional and social responsibility as a global citizen. 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. 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. [-]

Bachelor of Finance

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 3 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne

Prepare for a career in the fast-paced world of finance with a qualification that builds your knowledge in a range of financial specialisations. [+]

Prepare for a career in the fast-paced world of finance with a qualification that builds your knowledge in a range of financial specialisations. Your subjects are designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of the major areas of finance including corporate and international finance, investment valuation, portfolio management and risk management. You'll also develop an awareness of the principles of sustainability and entrepreneurship. As you progress into second and third years, you can complete specialised financial electives such as financial and estate planning, derivative securities, mergers and acquisition and security valuation. You'll also have the chance to take a study tour or internship elective, or to complete your electives overseas at one of our partner universities. We have connections with top business schools including the University of Innsbruck and the Berlin School of Economics. Depending on the subjects you choose, you can broaden your career opportunities by completing a major in financial planning, which is RG146 accredited by ASIC, or extend your knowledge of economics or accounting. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English; TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22; Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 per cent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website; La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 60 per cent final result in a course; English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher; or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements LTM Foundation Studies - 65 Aust. Yr 12 (ATAR) 2015 (indicative only) - N/A International Baccalaureate - 24 GCE A Levels - 7 HKDSE- 2 x Level 4 Sri Lankan A Levels - CCC STPM - 8 Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 3.5 Sweden Slutbetyg - G All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 60 Vietnam (Year 12) - 8 Indonesia (SMA) - 7.5 GAC Cert. IV - GPA - 2.6 GAOKAO - see: the website If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. Subject prerequisite Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English and in Mathematics (any). Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered. Professional recognition Once you graduate, you'll be ready to build a career in banking, stockbroking, insurance, financial planning, financial consulting or even working with the Reserve Bank of Australia. Career opportunities Depending on the subjects you choose, you can broaden your career opportunities by completing a major in financial planning, which is RG146 accredited by ASIC, or extend your knowledge of economics or accounting. [-]

Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management

Australian School of Management
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Australia Melbourne Perth + 1 more

There’s only so much you can learn from books when it comes to hotel or hospitality management. We know that to excel in the workplace, you need practical experience designed to give you the skills you need to tackle challenges and make the most of opportunities. This is why you’ll love this degree - the perfect combination of theory and practical application means you graduate with everything you need to step into the role you want. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. Overview There’s only so much you can learn from books when it comes to hotel or hospitality management. We know that to excel in the workplace, you need practical experience designed to give you the skills you need to tackle challenges and make the most of opportunities. This is why you’ll love this degree - the perfect combination of theory and practical application means you graduate with everything you need to step into the role you want. A broad coverage of core business concepts like marketing and accounting lay the foundation for strategic thinking in the dynamic workplace, while hotel-specific units like Hotel Revenue and Yield Management set you up for success in the day-to-day tasks you’re likely to encounter in a modern hotel. With contemporary curriculum angled toward digital developments, you’ll end your degree with all the tools you need to make the most of any role. Of course, what’s a degree worth without real-world experience? In your final semester you get the exciting opportunity to engage in a unique and guaranteed internship, working alongside experienced industry leaders. This is all arranged by our internship coordinator, so you can focus on applying your knowledge. Learn more about this unmatched course element on the ASM Internship Program page. Are you ready to start studying as part of a tight-knit community of passionate people? Whether you’re a future Hotel and Resort Management superstar or the next big name in Functions and Events, ASM is where your journey begins! Course Structure The Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management aims to combine essential core units with electives that complement your personal goals and interests. The elective units are available face-to-face or online, so you can work these into your schedule in a way that suits you. Core, major and elective units include a balance of classic theories and concepts alongside contemporary ideas and practical activities. Duration: 3 years full-time (part-time study available) Units: 22 units 10 core units (90 Credit Points) 8 major units (90 Credit Points) 4 elective units (36 Credit Points) Course Requirements: 216 credit points Delivery Modes: Campus: Perth (Domestic and international students) Melbourne (Domestic and international students) Online: Study anywhere, anytime online (Domestic students and offshore international students only) Student Internship As part of this bachelor’s degree, you will work with the Internship Coordinator to gain key industry experience. Our internship program allows you to apply your theoretical knowledge to real-life situations while gaining relevant experience and making industry contacts. High-performing students are offered the chance to complete their internship overseas. In the past, students have travelled to Canada, Mauritius and Malaysia. We are continually looking to increase the number of organisations we partnership with, in both Australia and internationally. Degree Units First Year Units MGT106 Contemporary Communications for Organisations (Core) MGT102 Management Principles (Core) MKT101 Marketing Principles and Practices (Core) MGT107 Digital Literacy and Social Media (Core) ACC101 Introductory Accounting (Core) ITT101 Management Information Systems (Core) HOT101 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management (Major) HOT102 Food and Beverage Service (Major) Second Year Units MGT202 Human Resources Management (Core) HOT201 Managing Rooms Division Operations (Major) HOT202 Ownership and Management Structures in the Hospitality Industry (Major) 200 Elective Unit (Elective) LAW201 Social, Legal and Ethical Issues for Business (Core) HOT203 Hospitality Asset and Property Management (Major) 200 Elective Unit (Elective) 200 / 300 Elective Unit (Elective) Third Year Units MGT301 Strategic Management (Core) MGT302 Business Economics (Core) HOT301 Hotel Revenue and Yield Management (Major) 300 Elective Unit (Elective) INT301 Internship I - Double Weighted Unit (Core) INT302 Internship II - Double Weighted Unit (Core) Elective Units LAW202 Business Law LAW204 Taxation Law and Practice MGT201 Services Management MGT203 Information Gathering and Analysis MKT203 Consumer Behaviour MGT204 Entrepreneurship HOT304 Sustainable Hospitality Business Practice MGT304 Innovation Adoption and Implementation MGT306 Self-Directed Project MKT302 Digital Marketing Graduate Testimonial “Studying with ASM gave me the freedom to be who I want to be and learn in a way that was right for me. I’m so grateful for the support I received and for all that I have learned. My time at ASM has been the highlight of my life so far and I will never forget this experience.” Kittipon Bunraksa Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management Admission Requirements The Australian School of Management (ASM) upholds the principle that all applicants seeking to enrol are treated fairly and equitably. To ensure this, ASM has open, fair, clear and transparent student selection and admissions procedures. Applicants will be selected through the merit based admission requirements detailed below. Applicants for ASM degrees are required to meet at least one of the following entry requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 (with ATAR) or equivalent; or Satisfactory completion of an approved Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program, or a Foundation Year Program offered by an accredited institution of higher education (“satisfactory completion” means with at least a “Pass” grade if a graded assessment pathway has been undertaken or “Competency Achieved” if a VET pathway has been undertaken); or Satisfactory completion of one year of accredited full-time study at an institute of tertiary education (“satisfactory completion” means with at least a “Pass” grade if a graded assessment pathway has been undertaken or “Competency Achieved” if a VET pathway has been undertaken); or Having reached the age of 21 (Mature Age Entry) and possessing an employment background deemed suitable by the Admissions Manager / Dean such as to give the applicant reasonable prospects for completing the degree (“suitable employment background” means 3 or more years of supervisory or management experience in Business or Hotel Management); or Having reached a standard of education deemed suitable by the Admissions Manager / Dean as to be the equivalent of completion of Year 12 (with ATAR). In addition, all students must be 18 years of age or over at the time that they commence the degree for which they have applied. English Requirements International students whose first language is not English must demonstrate competency in the English language. English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing proof of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall test result of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or equivalent. Other acceptable evidence of English proficiency includes: Completion of secondary education undergraduate degree via the medium of English; or Successful completion of Year 12 secondary schooling in Australia (minimum of 1 school year to be completed in Australia within the last 2 years); or Successful completion of an Australian qualification recognised as at least AQF Certificate IV (minimum period of study of 1 school year within the last 2 years); or Successful completion of a Tertiary Studies Foundation Program (minimum period of study of 1 school year); or International students who do not meet the specified English proficiency requirements can undertake an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students program prior to undertaking the course at ASM; or Pearson Test of English Academic (Pearson); or Cambridge English (Advanced) from Cambridge ESOL (Cambridge). Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may enrol in the Full-time General English course at the Australian English Language Centre. This course meets the requirements for a student visa. [-]

Bachelor of Game Art Animation

SAE Institute UK
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London Oxford Liverpool Glasgow + 3 more

Combine your artistic talents with your love for video games and turn that creative talent into your dream career. [+]

Combine your artistic talents with your love for video games and turn that creative talent into your dream career. From anatomy studies for precise character modelling, to intricate textures, environments and integration with games engines, the programme develops your skills using industry standard technologies and production methods to create 3D art for games. Our hands-on ethos will have you experimenting with many different styles in order for you to explore and expand your own individual flair, which you can then hone during the many practical projects, closely supervised by a supportive team to help engrain these skill-sets. During the process of the degree, our tutors will nurture and guide your creative work flow in order to prepare and create the all-important show reel to ensure that you hit the ground running in the industry. Some of the modules are as following: Introduction to 3D Animation We start your journey by giving you the techniques used for content creation and animation. By providing an insight into the 3D modelling process we show you how standard workflow operations occur in a 3D pipeline, outlining the design process from your first idea to a finished 2D/3D animation. Then, via a range of practical explorations you’ll apply the theory side to the animation process, giving you a solid foundation of methods needed throughout the course. Information, Communication and Professional Media Practice In this module we introduce you to proven concepts and routines of academic research, critique and writing, and nurture these skills to ensure that you apply good study practice and management throughout your studies. We aim to familiarise you with the theories of culture and communication and develop a basic understanding of the creative media industries and your potential role as a professional creative media practitioner. Together, all of these skills will help you develop transferable career skills to aid your job search upon graduation. Foundations of Game Design and Game Production We will introduce you to fundamental concepts covering game design theory, game level design practices and common techniques used in game production. You will hone your critical analysis skills needed to deconstruct existing games in order to get hands-on experience re-creating and modifying them. We ensure from the start that you are using industry vocabulary to describe the processes of game production techniques and through the study of industry related articles you will become accustomed to the workflows used in modern developmental pipelines. [-]

Bachelor in International Business Administration

Stenden University Bali
Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 Indonesia Denpasar

Are you a born organiser?, Do you have entrepreneurial interests, not afraid of responsibilities and are you looking for a management programme which provides a wealth of professional opportunities? Then International Business Administration is perfect for you! Outstanding job prospects in the Indonesian and International job market & broad training that prepares you for a variety of professional fields. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. Early bird programme February 2017 intake Get 30% discount on your 1st year tuition fee. Tuition has to be paid by 1st of November 2016. Early bird programme September 2017 intake Get 30% discount on your 1st year tuition fee. Tuition has to be paid by 31st of January 2017. Are you a born organiser?, Do you have entrepreneurial interests, not afraid of responsibilities and are you looking for a management programme which provides a wealth of professional opportunities? Then International Business Administration is perfect for you! Outstanding job prospects in the Indonesian and International job market & broad training that prepares you for a variety of professional fields. One of the best ranked Business Administration and Business Management programmes (according to the ‘Keuzegids HBO 2013’, a guide to Dutch institutions of higher education for students and parents). Various specialisation possibilities: Marketing Communication, E-business, Change & Innovation and more. The acquisition of practical work experience at the Stenden training venue and through a work placement in a company. Career Opportunities With your professional knowledge, management skills and organisational talent, you will ensure that organisations run smoothly and that organisational objectives are achieved. You will advise management or take strategic or tactical decisions yourself and make sure employees and departments work well together, as well as effectively solve any issues you may come across. Graduates in International Business Administration have excellent career opportunities in their chosen field, finding work in the corporate sectors, consultancy firms and non-governmental organizations. Your training will provide you with the tools you need to successfully grow into a strategic management position. Careers open to you after graduating include : Branch Manager Project Manager Relations Manager Business Owner Head of Internal Organisation Business Consultant Export Manager Companies for internship and career prospects include: Unilever, Sinar Mas Group, HSBC Bank PLC, PT Senayan Trikarya Sempana, Procter & Gamble Co, BMW AG. Ambitious Stenden graduates also have the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree within 14 months. In cooperation with the University of Derby (UK), Stenden offers two international Master programmes, the Master in International Leisure & Tourism Studies and the Master in International Hospitality and Service Management. Students can opt for a single Dutch Master of Arts (MA) degree or gain a dual award made up of a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) degree and a British Master of Science (MSc) degree. Both Masters are offered at Stenden Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. About the Programme At our campus in Bali, we execute the same curriculum as taught at our mother campus in The Netherlands, leading to the NVAO (Netherlands Flanders Accreditation Organization) accredited Dutch Bachelor’s Degree (formally registered with the Centraal Register Hoger Onderwijs (CROHO)). You will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration upon completing the programme. As part of the double degree programme you will also receive the Sarjana Ekonomi, awarded through our partnering university, STIE (Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Triatma Mulya) and accredited through the national accreditation board of higher education, the ban-pt. Key subject areas in this programme include: Business Economics, Business English, Business Information Systems, Change Management, Corporate Communication, Creative and Conceptual Thinking, Human Resource Management, Law, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Modern Foreign Language, Professional Development, Professional Orientation, Project Management, Research and Strategic Management. You will be trained as a specialist in these areas over the course of the four-year programme. You will learn theory as well as accepting practical assignments from national and international businesses and will learn to draft opinions, organise events, draft action plans and take part in a management team. All subjects are taught in English by lecturers from different parts of the world. Likewise, our students represent a mix of nationalities, creating a truly multicultural study environment. First Year Explore international companies The first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in International Business Administration: you will discover how business processes work and learn about different management styles. You will also take a closer look at customers and their identities, needs and requirements. Second Year Higher up in the organisation In your second year, you will develop more focused and detailed knowledge, building on what you have learned so far. You will translate this knowledge to perform duties and resolve issues that you may encounter as a manager. Practical simulations, games and a management position at our training venue will give you a taste of your future career, allowing you to expand your knowledge of an organisation’s business operations. Third Year Strategic thinking and acting You will gradually develop a set of management skills: you will learn to operate at a strategic level and focus on issues such as finance, human resource management and customer relations. In the second semester, you will take two electives*. You will spend this entire year at our mother campus in The Netherlands. Fourth Year Final Stage As you get ready to complete the programme, you will take part in an extensive internship and carry out an independent final-year project at a business or organisation, either in Indonesia or anywhere else in the world. You will be expected to provide advice on current issues, and if you and the company are a good fit, the company may end up offering you a position within their ranks. Practical information Accredited double degree Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Sarjana Ekonomi (SE) [-]

Bachelor of Business With a Major in Sports Management

Swinburne Online
Online Full time Part time 3 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

You don’t have to be an athlete to become a sports professional. By studying your sports management course online with Swinburne, you will have the skills to work in a diverse range of sports related business, management and marketing roles. [+]

Become a sports manager You don’t have to be an athlete to become a sports professional. By studying your sports management course online with Swinburne, you will have the skills to work in a diverse range of sports related business, management and marketing roles. You will learn how to manage sporting clubs and facilities, organise events, and develop community initiatives that promote healthy living. Taught by industry professionals, the Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) gives you an understanding of the financial, administrative and legal aspects of sports management. You’ll graduate with a specialised skill set that equips you to work in all corners of this energetic industry, including player management, sponsorship and community development. Career opportunities Sporting Club Manager Oversee the operations of a sporting club, and manage its growth and development. Events Manager Build a company’s presence through various event channels. Sponsorship Manager Generate leads and partnership opportunities for a brand, player or club. General Manager Manage the development and growth of a sporting association, league or brand. Learning at Swinburne Online Led by industry leaders The Swinburne Online Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) is an accredited qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, this course has been designed to give you the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with the same degree as on-campus students, which will open doors to opportunities in sporting organisations both here and overseas. A community of sports lovers At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students with a passion for sport. Like you, each person will bring a unique perspective to discussions. You will work on a range of activities that simulate real-life scenarios, and form valuable networks with those working in the industry. A unique learning experience You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. Studying a sports management course online means you'll learn in an interactive environment with other students from your discipline. Here you will manage projects, learn from industry examples and develop a skill set you can take straight into the workplace. Entry criteria Non-Year 12 entry Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply. Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit. Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success. The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements. Year 12 entry Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification. VCE Pre-requisites Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL [-]

Bachelor of Information Technology

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

Discover the power of computing technology and how it can help you develop real world solutions and innovations with this stimulating, hands-on programme. [+]

Best Bachelors in Oceania 2017. Pursuing a career in Information Technology and keen to advance your skills and deepen your understanding of this diverse industry? Discover the power of computing technology and how it can help you develop real world solutions and innovations with this stimulating, hands-on programme. Every industry, organisation and business in the world relies on computer technology in one way or another and the right qualification will create numerous employment opportunities for you, both here and overseas. There are currently far more IT jobs than there are graduates and employers are desperate for individuals with a solid understanding of the industry and a willingness to continue developing new skills. Consider a career as a Systems Administrator, Software Developer, Programmer, Business Analyst, Database Administrator or Computing Services Manager, amongst many others! Study in a supportive and innovative environment and develop high-level technical abilities and a strong theoretical understanding of IT concepts while exercising your problem-solving skills and creativity. Focus on the professional communication skills required for working effectively in the industry and gain valuable, practical experience during an industry-based project for an external client. Benefit from the small class sizes, allowing for one-on-one attention from experienced teachers, and the chance to practise your newly acquired skills with a range of excellent equipment and software applications. International: NZD 20,280 (first year) Skills required Good communication skills Technical skills Planning, organisational and problem-solving skills. Entry requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements and must have achieved the equivalent of Year 11 mathematics. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no band score less than 5.5. Bridging options If you do not meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Information Technology, the best qualification to prepare you for degree studies is the Certificate in Information Technology (Level 4). Alternatively, you can enter the Bachelor programme after completing the Certificate in IT Service and Support. Additional documentation You must supply certified copies of proof of identify, academic records and proof of residency (where appropriate). Selection procedure All eligible applicants will be accepted unless the number of applications exceeds the available places (as indicated by the Head of Department). In this case, applicants will be interviewed and ranked according to the professional judgement of the admissions panel on the basis of the candidate's likelihood to succeed in the IT industry. Recognition of prior learning If you have extensive knowledge and skills due to practical experience in this area, enquire about our recognition of prior learning process at Capable NZ. You may have already gained credits towards this qualification. Apply by 13 February and 30 May FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. [-]