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Bachelor of International Studies with Bachelor of Economics

Degree Type Double Degree

Duration 4 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 324241

CRICOS 052494J

This double degree is for students who would like to complement their studies of global issues with a stronger focus on the economic dimension of global change. The Bachelor of Economics facilitates students’ understanding of how the economy—at the local, national and global levels—works from the perspectives of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    SATAC Code 324241
    2017 CSP ATAR 68.05
    2017 CSP IB 24
    2017 Adelaide Approved Score 70
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Intake February and July
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Year 12 Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).
    Additional Entry Requirements
    Students who have not undertaken year 12 Maths or equivalent must undertake Mathematics for Economists concurrently with Principles of Microeconomics in their first semester. Students who have completed year 12 Maths or equivalent are ineligible to undertake Mathematics for Economists and need to substitute an Economics elective.

    Alternative entry pathways
    • Higher Education applicants
      You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent university study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA. GPAs earned from non-award study within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences are also considered.
    • VET applicants
      You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
    • Special Entry applicants
      You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2018. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2017 or 2016), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2016). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
    • Without formal qualifications?
      You may be eligible for our special access schemes.
    • Other Entry Pathways
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 324241

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    CRICOS 052494J
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 75
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 25
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 11
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 20
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 7
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 70
    ISC & CBSE [India] 70%
    ISBE [India] 80%
    SAT [US] 1200
    Abitur 3.4
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.5
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5
    STPM or Matrikulasi 2.78
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 74
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 360
    Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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  • Careers

    Industry Placement

    A very popular option for your third year is to take part in an internship in the arts, media, parliament or environment with over 50 industry partners. These include State Parliament and a range of public and business sector agencies, where you can use the knowledge from your university study in a practical work environment, building valuable networks and gaining experience that counts towards your degree program and prepares you for your future career.

    Potential careers

    Banker, International Trade or Business Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Manager / Business Management, Economist, Foreign Affairs, Government Officer, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, International Government and Trade Policy Adviser, Ministerial Adviser

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

     

    Indicative study plan
    Year 1S1 POLIS 1104
    Comparative Politics of Rising Powers
    Language level I or
    International Studies closed elective level I (if exempt from language studies)
    ECON 1002
    Australia and the Global Economy or
    ECON 1009
    International Financial Institutions & Markets I
    ECON 1005
    Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Basic) I or
    ECON 1010
    Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Adv) I (semester 2)
    S2 POLIS 1102
    Global Politics
    Language level I or
    International Studies closed elective level I (if exempt from language studies)
    ECON 1012
    Principals of Economics I (semester 1 or 2)
    ECON 1008
    Business and Economics Statistics I (summer, semester 1 or 2) or
    STATS 1000
    Statistical Practice I (semester 1 or 2)
    Year 2S1 POLIS 2124
    Global Justice and International Order
    Culture level II or
    International Studies closed elective level II (if exempt from language studies)
    ECON 2507
    Intermediate Macroeconomics II (semester 1 or 2)
    ECON 2504
    Intermediate Econometrics II (summer, semester 1 or 2)
    S2 International Studies closed elective level II Arts elective level II (or continue language studies to achieve a minor) ECON 2506
    Intermediate Microeconomics II (semester 1 or 2)
    ECON 2513
    Global Economic History II
    Year 3S1 International Studies closed elective level II Arts elective level II (or continue language studies to achieve a minor) ECON 3524
    Economic Policy Analysis III Part A
    Level III Economics course
    S2 International Studies closed elective level II Arts elective level II (or continue language studies to achieve a minor) ECON 3525
    Economic Policy Analysis III Part B or
    PROF 3501
    International Internship or
    PROF 3502
    Professions Internship Program
    Level III Economics course
    Year 4S1 POLIS 3107
    International Studies Internship
    (6 units) or
    POLIS 3108
    International studies capstone
    (6 units)
    Level III elective course Level III elective course
    S2 International Studies closed elective level III International Studies closed elective level III Level III elective course Level III elective course
    Please Note: Some Economics and Maths course are offered in more than one semester. Check the Course Planner for availability.
    *An online test is available on MyUni to aid Economics Maths source selection.
    The Bachelor of International Studies has specialisations in four areas: Asia's Rising Powers, International Security, Global Citizenship, and Global Governance and Justice. The International Studies closed electives have been grouped into these streams to enable students to focus their elective studies in a particular specialisation if they so choose. This is optional.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017

 

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