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C10392v1 Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Award(s): Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (BA)
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BA)

CRICOS code: 096564C
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5

Notes

There is no direct admission to this course. Current UTS students may be able to transfer into it. Check with a UTS Student Centre for further details.


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Exit award
Professional recognition
Other information

Overview

Students who originally enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10208 or C10349) have the opportunity of changing to this three-year degree (subject to the approval of the program director). This degree does not provide qualifications to teach.

The skills and knowledge about education delivered in this course are relevant in a wide range of professions. Students gain a foundational knowledge about education and explore avenues for building on this knowledge in their future careers.

Career options

Career options include curriculum consultant, educational researcher and educator in a community setting such as a hospital or community or migrant education centre.

Course intended learning outcomes

This subject addresses the following Course Intended Learning Outcomes:

1.0 Professional Readiness
2.0 Critical and Creative Inquiry
3.0 International and Intercultural Engagement
4.0 Indigenous Competencies
5.0 Active Citizenship
6.0 Effective Communication
INT.1.1 Graduates will have the capacity to operate appropriately in intercultural professional contexts
INT.1.2 Graduates will demonstrate the application of international knowledge as adaptable, flexible and resourceful practitioners
INT.1.3 Graduates will have a broad and coherent understanding of the historical, political, cultural, social and economic situations in other countries
INT.2.1 Graduates will be able to creatively design and conduct independent, engaged and ethical research in and about other cultural contexts and societies
INT.2.2 Graduates will possess critical problem-solving and research-led analytical skills in international and intercultural change
INT.3.1 Graduates will be able to personally reflect upon the relationship between diverse cultures in Australia while confidently engaging successfully with cultures overseas, particularly in this region
INT.4.1 Graduates will have the capacity to reflect upon and contextualise Indigenous peoples' experiences and circumstances to professional and social situations as and when appropriate
INT.5.1 As informed and engaged international citizens, graduates will demonstrate cosmopolitan openness, with an awareness of, and commitment to, ethical practices
INT.6.1 Graduates will possess a high-level of oral and written communication skills in English and, where relevant, a developed level of oral and written communication skills in at least one language other than English

Key

INT = International Studies course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.5 overall, with a minimum of 8.0 in both the speaking and listening modules, and a reading and writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 610-633 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 102-109 overall with a writing score of 27; or PTE: 73-78 overall with a 79 in both the speaking and listening, and a reading and writing score of 65; or CAE: 191-199 overall with 200 in both the speaking and listening, and a reading and writing score of 185.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is five years of full-time study.

Course structure

Students complete 240 credit points of study.

Course completion requirements

CBK91266 Major choice 144cp
CBK90005 Country major choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Exit award

This course enables students originally enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10208 or C10349) to transfer to this course and graduate with a five-year, non-teaching qualification.

Professional recognition

This course is not a recognised teaching qualification but does provide a general education qualification.

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS