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This program structure applies to students commencing from 2020. If you commenced prior to 2020 please consult the Handbook for the year in which you started.

The Bachelor of International Studies Bachelor of Media (Screen and Sound Production) [UNSW BInSt BMedia(S&SP)] is a five-year Dual degree. The BInSt BMedia(S&SP) provides an opportunity for students to undertake the courses required for the Bachelor of International Studies program, including an approved minor stream, as well as courses from the Bachelor of Media (Screen and Sound Production) program.

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Campus

Kensington

Study Level

Undergraduate

Typical duration

5 Years

Intake Period

Term 1

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

240

Award(s)

Bachelor of International Studies - BlnSt

Bachelor of Media - BMedia

UAC Code

422230

CRICOS Code

080065J

Stand Alone Programs

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Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 240 UOC.

Bachelor of Media (Screen and Sound Production) (96 UOC)
1. Media Studies core and prescribed electives (24 UOC)
2. Film Studies core and prescribed electives (24 UOC)
3. Screen and Sound Production core and prescribed electives (48 UOC)

Bachelor of International Studies (144 UOC)
1. International Studies core (24 UOC)
2. Regional Electives (12 UOC)
3. Specialist Elective (12 UOC)
4. Language Study core (24 UOC)
5. A Minor (24 UOC)
6. Overseas Study Program (48 UOC)

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Specialisation Requirement

3447 - International Studies

Specialisation Requirement description.

You must complete a 24 UOC minor.

NOTE 1: If you are undertaking the Asian Studies minor you must complete a sequence of 24 UOC in an Asian language. If you are undertaking the European Studies minor you must complete a sequence of 24 UOC in a European language.

NOTE 2: If you are enrolled in a BInSt/Media double degree, you have the option of undertaking a major in International Business by completing three International Business approved electives (18UOC or equivalent) as part of their Overseas Study Program (OSP).

NOTE 3: Courses that form part of your minor may not be double counted towards the Regional and Specialist components of the program.

NOTE 4: If you complete a minor in a language you must complete that study in a Language other than that which you choose for the Language Study Core requirement.

NOTE 5: If you are undertaking a minor in International Business you will complete 12 UOC in Regional and 6 UOC in Specialist rather than 24 UOC

Specialist Electives

3447 - International Studies

Specialist Electives description.

You must complete 12 UOC of the following courses:

Language Study Core Courses

3447 - International Studies

In order to gain essential skills to equip you to work in a global environment, and to be eligible to study in a second language on your Overseas Study Program (OSP), you must complete 24 UOC from the same language and attain a minimum of Intermediate B level of proficiency in one of the following: Chinese, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish. You may complete the balance of your language study courses by undertaking Advanced or Professional language, Contextual Studies, or Professional Studies courses.

Language at UNSW may be studied at Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced levels. If you have had experience learning a language previously or are a native speaker of a particular language, you are required to complete a language placement in order to be placed at an appropriate starting point. The online language placement is for students who are enrolling into a language at UNSW for the first time.

Maturity Requirements

3447 - International Studies

You must have completed 24 UOC of Level 1 courses before taking any Level 2 courses.

You must have completed 48 UOC (including 6 UOC at Level 1 and 6 UOC at Level 2 in their minor) before taking any Level 3 courses.

Specialisation Declaration

3447 - International Studies

You must specify your minor (or major) at the time of enrolment into the program.

Maturity Requirements

3438 - Media (Screen and Sound Production)

You must complete at least 24 UOC before enrolling in any Level 2 courses.

You must complete at least 66 UOC before enrolling in any Level 3 courses.

Sample Double Degree(s)

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Program Fees

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Additional Information

Bachelor of International Studies - Language Minor
Completion of 24 uoc in Language Study courses will automatically confer a minor at the time of graduation.

Bachelor Media (Screen & Sound Production) - Film Studies Minor
Completion of 24 uoc in Film Studies courses will automatically confer a minor in Film Studies at the time of graduation.

Further Information
Contact the UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Student Centre for advice.

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