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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The University of South Australia is a young and vibrant institution with a 150-year historyof research, teaching and learning excellence.

 

Formed in 1991 but built on more than 150 years of creating and applying knowledge, the University has quickly established
a global reputation for the quality and creativity of its graduates and the innovative, outcomes-focused relevance of its research.
Its global reputation continues to grow. In 2013, both the Times Higher Education (THE) and QS World University Rankings ranked the university in the world’s top 50 under the age of 50. QS also placed the university in the world’s top three per cent, one of only three Australian institutions under the age of 25 to feature in that world’s best list.


With approximately 34,000 students — almost 9,000 of whom are international students – it is South Australia’s biggest university, and offers more than 400 degree programs in arts, business, education, engineering, the environment, health sciences, information technology and social sciences. Programs are designed with a strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, and its graduate employment rates are above the national average.

 

Facts and achievements

 

• The University of South Australia is in the top three percent of universities around the world, according to the 2013
QS World University rankings.

 

• The University of South Australia is ranked in the world’s top 50 under 50 years of age in both the QS (42) and Times Higher Education (49) world university rankings.

 

• The University received an overall ranking in the top five of 28 Australian institutions in the 2013 International Student Barometer.

 

• The University is the highest ranked university in Australia for the international diversity of its academic staff and ranked sixth in
the world.

Why Choose SAIBT

WHY CHOOSE SAIBT

 

The South Australian Institute of Business and Technology (SAIBT) is the official on‑campus pathway provider to the University of South Australia. SAIBT is part of the global Navitas Group, an internationally recognised education provider with more than 50
different colleges and campuses worldwide.

 

SAIBT programs lead into a full range of disciplines including arts, business, engineering, health science and information technology. SAIBT programs are taught by lecturers approved by the University and are committed to helping students
achieve academic success. In 2014 we have introduced a set of new diplomas, which open up entry to more students than ever before. The first stage of these diplomas focuses on preparing students for tertiary level study and should give
students greater confidence in their ability to perform at this level.

 

The SAIBT advantage

 

• Campus location: SAIBT is located on the University of South Australia’s City East campus.

 

• Learning environment: SAIBT offers a learning environment where international students study and mix with Australian
students. SAIBT teaching staff are fully qualified, and all programs are taught by lecturers approved by the University.

 

• Small class sizes: SAIBT academic classes usually have no more than 40 students.

 

• Campus facilities: SAIBT students have access to all of the University facilities including: gym, library, bookshops, prayer rooms, cafes and lots more.


• English Language Centre: SAIBT offers its own English Language Centre in CELUSA – providing high quality Academic English programs.

 

About Pathway Education

ABOUT PATHWAY EDUCATION

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

Foundation or Stage1

A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

In Australia the foundation is often known as – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access .The tertiary access is an accelerated program for more advanced students.

 

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2 

Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Graduate Diploma

A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.

English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

 

Bachelor Degrees
Designed for students who have equivalnet to Australian Year 12 qualifications or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

 

Master Degrees

Designed for students who have equivalent to an Australian degree or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

 

Diploma of Arts

 

Diploma of Business

 

Diploma of Engineering

 

Diploma of Health Science

 

Diploma of Information Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Diploma Stage 1 (Foundation)

HSC/intermediate certificate year 11                         

Diploma Stage 2

Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with average of 50%        

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

 

Arts, Business,Enginering or IT

IELTS Overall 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in all Bands)

TOEFL 525(Paper)51 (IBT)195 (Computer) and TWE 3

GCE 'O' Level  C6
GCE 'A' Levels C6

 

Health Science

IELTS Overall 6.0 (minimum6.0 in all bands)

TOEFL 550 (Paper), 70 (IBT) 213 (Computer)
GCE 'O' Level  B4
GCE 'A' Levels B4

 

 

 

 

Dates and Prices



State Dates: Feb, July, October

Note: Some pathways may not be available throughout the year.

 

2015 Fees and Charges

International Fees (A$) 2015
Diploma Stage 1* Stage 2

Diploma of Arts

$19,200

$22,200 ($2,775 per unit)

Diploma of Business

$19,200

$23,200 ($2,900 per unit)

Diploma of Engineering

$19,200

$27,200 ($3,400 per unit)

Diploma of Health Science

$19,200

$24,200 ($3,025 per unit)

Diploma of Information Technology

$19,200

$25,200 ($3,150 per unit)

*Core courses = $3,200 per unit, stream courses = $2,400 per unit

International Fees (A$) 2015
Program

Associate Degree in Management

$46,400 ($2,900 per unit)

Academic English

$400 per week

Other

Guardianship Fee (Students under the age of 18)

$500

Overseas Student Health Cover (Single Cover)

$519

Accommodation Processing Fee

$$320

Airport Pick Up Only Fee

$110

 

 

 

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