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Aboriginal Studies

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Program facts

  • Tuition fees per year 25,775 AUD
  • Duration 4 years
  • Program type Bachelor's
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date February, July, September

Program Overview

What the University of Newcastle says about their program:
"Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies, the Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice, the Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies, the Bachelor of Arts, or the Bachelor of Social Science with a major sequence in Aboriginal Studies or Global Indigenous Studies may undertake a further year of full-time study or equivalent part-time study to obtain an Honours degree. International students from health, education and social science backgrounds with relevant degrees are also encouraged to apply. The Honours degree allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest. The program is specifically Aboriginal in orientation and prepares students for roles such as service provision in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations."

Admissions requirements

Please see below the admissions criteria required in order to apply at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Standard Requirements - IETLS 6.0

Programs such as Law, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Education, Health and Medicine, Science will require a IELTS of 7.0 or higher.

Senior secondary school qualification

Admission to undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Post-secondary study

Further education like diplomas and university study can also be assessed for admission.

Additional requirements

Some programs have additional requirements like an audition, or portfolio.

Postgraduate entry requirements

A number of postgraduate programs have academic and work experience requirements. You will need to check entry requirements specifically for your chosen program of study.

February - July intakes, some programs run in May and September.

Fees and funding

At The University of Newcastle, Australia, the price of tuition varies for each student, based on your level of study, program of study, and the individual courses that you take. The deposit may not cover the full cost of your first term of fees.

You may also be qualified to apply for a scholarship based on your home country, academic performance, or area of study. Scholarships include financial support for students from diverse backgrounds, rewards for academic excellence and funding for research students.

Scholarship ranges from $1,500 - $18,000

Varies per programs and type of scholarships.

Visa requirements for University of Newcastle

Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Australia student visa requirements