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Estimated Total Fees
MYR 395,639

Course Content

The Bachelor of Pacific Studies requires the completion of 144 units, of which:

A maximum of 60 units can come from the completion of 1000 level courses.

The 144 units must include:

24 units from the following compulsory courses:

  • PASI1011 - Pacific Encounters: An introduction to Pacific Studies

PASI1012 - Pacific Worlds: critical inquiry in Oceania

  • PASI2001 - Pacific Studies in a Globalising World
  • PASI3001 - Politics and Development in the Contemporary Pacific

A minimum of 6 units from the following 3000 level PASI-coded courses:

  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific
  • PASI3005 - Pacific Islands Field School
  • PASI3010 - Pacific Engagement Project
  • PASI3012 - Readings in Indigenous Studies
  • PASI3013 - Environment and Development in the Pacific

 

A minimum of 12 units from the following thematic lists:

History and Archaeology

  • ASIA2301 - Human migration and expansion in the rise of the Asia-Pacific
  • ARCH2005 - Archaeology of the Pacific Islanders
  • HIST2231 - Exploration: From Captain Cook to the Astronauts
  • PASI2002 - Australia in Oceania in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • WARS2004 - War in the Islands: The Second World War in the Pacific

Politics, international relations and security

  • ASIA2087 - Peace Building in the Pacific and Asia
  • ASIA2093 - Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific
  • INTR2010 - International Relations in the Asia-Pacific
  • PASI2030 - Study Tour: Regional Policymaking for Pacific Development
  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific
  • POLS2055 - Pacific Politics
  • STST2001 - Security Concepts in the Asia-Pacific
  • STST2003 - Australia and Security in the Pacific

Environment and resources

  • ASIA2093 - Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific
  • ASIA2301 - Human Migration and Expansion in the Rise of the Asia-Pacific
  • ENVS2005 - Islands Sustainable Development: Fiji Field School
  • PASI2030 - Study Tour: Regional Policymaking for Pacific Development
  • PASI3013 - Environment and Development in the Pacific

Culture, literature and language

  • ASIA2001 - Language in Asia and the Pacific
  • ASIA2308 - Linguistic Histories in Asia and the Pacific
  • ASIA3053 - Rituals of Life and Death in Asia and the Pacific
  • PASI3002 - Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific
  • PASI3005 - Pacific Islands Field School

 

A maximum of 24 units from one of the following minors of languages spoken in the Pacific:

  • French Language and Culture Minor
  • Tetum Language Minor
  • Tok Pisin Language Minor

 

24 units from completion of one of the following minors:

Languages spoken in the Pacific or of historical and community importance:

  • Chinese language
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Indonesian language
  • Japanese language
  • Tetum Language
  • Tok Pisin Language
  • Spanish

Disciplinary and regional studies minors of relevance to the study of the Pacific Islands:

  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Theory
  • Asia-Pacific International Relations
  • Asian history
  • Asian Art History
  • Asian and Pacific Anthropology
  • Asian and Pacific Culture, Media and Gender
  • Anthropology
  • Australian Indigenous Studies
  • Biodiversity and Conservation Management
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Demography
  • Development Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economic Studies
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Geography
  • Heritage and Museum Studies
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Indonesian Studies
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Political Theory
  • Popular Music
  • Social Research Methods
  • Sociology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Visual Arts Practice
  • War Studies

A maximum of 6 units from the completion of courses from VCUG Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Courses or the following list:

  • ANIP3003 Australian National Internships Program Internship A
  • ASIA2098 Asian and Pacific Studies Internship
  • ASIA2110 International Affairs Internship
  • ASIA3023 Asia Pacific Week Internship
  • LING2107 Advanced Academic English

48 units of from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Minors (Choose 1 for completion of 24 units)

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Theory
  • Asian and Pacific Anthropology
  • Asian and Pacific Culture, Media and Gender
  • Asian Art History
  • Asian History
  • Asia-Pacific International Relations
  • Australian Indigenous Studies
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Management
  • Chinese Language
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Demography
  • Development Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economic Studies
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Geography
  • German Language and Culture
  • Heritage and Museum Studies
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Indonesian Language
  • Indonesian Studies
  • International Relations
  • Japanese Language
  • Linguistics
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Political Theory
  • Popular Music
  • Social Research Methods
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tetum Language
  • Tok Pisin Language
  • Visual Arts Practice
  • War Studies
  • Water Science and Policy

Elective units

48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective major, minor or specialisation.

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