Following successful completion of the OUA Academic Transition Program, students can undertake anyundergraduate degree program that does not require attendance. Normally, this will be one of the followingprograms.
Bachelor of Business (Swinburne)
– majors in Economics, Information and Business Systems,Marketing, and Tourism Management.
Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) (RMIT)
Bachelor of Arts (Griffith)
– choice of eight majors.
Bachelor of Arts (Macquarie) –
choice of four majors.
e.Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) (Murdoch)
Bachelor of Communication (Griffith)
– majors in Journalism, Media Communication, and PublicRelations.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Griffith)
– choice of three majors.
Bachelor of Accounting (University of South Australia)
Postgraduate students can make application for any program that does not require attendance.
Undergraduate students must successfully complete the OUA Academic Transition Program before beingawarded a full scholarship for the degree program of their choice.Undergraduate and postgraduate students must:
maintain a pass rate of at least 50% of units, once four units have been attempted.2.be permitted no more than two attempts at each unit;3.not take a first study break of longer than two consecutive study periods, except where the offer schedule imposes a necessary longer break;4.seek written approval for any subsequent study breaks which are longer than one study period.Scholarship holders are required to abide by all the terms and conditions of the scholarship which will beoutlined in a contract letter signed by the student.
be a displaced person from Burma, living in Thailand;
have completed a Post Ten educational/ training program or have a minimum of 2 years of full time workexperience;
be able to support themselves financially;4.demonstrate proficiency in spoken and written English;
demonstrate the motivation and capacity to successfully com4plete a university program;
be computer literate and have regular access to a computer and the Internet for online study.
English Language Requirements:
For successful study, OUA recommends that international students wishing to study through OpenUniversities Australia achieve an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall score of atleast:
6.5 for undergraduate study
7.0 for postgraduate study
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record, application form, references, English languagetest and interview, indicating the applicant’s English language skills and capacity for university education.Equity in terms of age, ethnicity, location and gender will be taken into account.
How to apply
Complete the OUA University Scholarship Application Form, including:
your choice of study program – Business, IT, Arts or Humanities, or postgraduate course
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