Form­ing strate­gic links

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uNITAR In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity (UNITAR) has ex­panded its in­ter­na­tional univer­sity part­ner­ships by form­ing a strate­gic part­ner­ship with Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia, Aus­tralia.

The Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia recog­nises the high aca­demic stan­dard of UNITAR In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity in the de­liv­ery of the Di­ploma in Man­age­ment, Bach­e­lor of Man­age­ment and Bach­e­lor of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion.

The pur­pose of this al­liance is to al­low UNITAR stu­dents di­rect en­try into Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia’s Fac­ulty of Busi­ness with pos­si­ble ad­vanced stand­ing fol­low­ing terms and to pro­mote a closer re­la­tion­ship be­tween the two re­spec­tive in­sti­tu­tions.

“Part­ner­ing with Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia means we now of­fer one of the widest range of cour­ses in Aus­tralia (58 un­der­grad­u­ate cour­ses).

“It is a good choice for our stu­dents to be­gin their in­ter­na­tional ed­u­ca­tion path­way,” said UNITAR In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity strate­gic al­liance and com­mu­ni­ca­tions of­fice di­rec­tor Sheikh Fahmy Sheikh Mo­hamed.

UNITAR stu­dents un­der the Fac­ulty of Busi­ness and In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, who suc­cess­fully com­plete their Di­ploma in Man­age­ment, can be awarded up to eight units of ad­vanced stand­ing, in­clud­ing six spec­i­fied units of ad­vanced stand­ing, two un­spec­i­fied elec­tives and di­rect en­try into the sec­ond year of Bach­e­lor of Busi­ness at the Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia.

In ad­di­tion, UNITAR’s Bach­e­lor of Man­age­ment and Bach­e­lor of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion stu­dents may pur­sue a di­rect en­try with eight units of ad­vanced stand­ing into the sec­ond year of Bach­e­lor of Busi­ness at the Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia.

Prior to se­cur­ing a place at Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia, UNITAR stu­dents must pro­vide an IELTS score with an over­all Band of 6 and no band less than 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 550 with a Test of Writ­ten English score of no less than 4.5. Test must not be more than 24 months old.

Study­ing at Tas­ma­nia

Tas­ma­nia is the per­fect place to live and study. UNITAR stu­dents will en­joy study­ing in a scenic state that is huge enough to sup­port vi­brant cities and thriv­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties, but small enough to be friendly, and of­fer a high-qual­ity life­style.

It is roughly the same size as Sri Lanka or Ire­land and has a pop­u­la­tion of half a mil­lion people. It’s only a quick di­rect flight or ferry trip to the main pop­u­la­tion cen­tre of Aus­tralia (on the East­ern seaboard) and ser­viced daily by ma­jor air­lines. For ex­am­ple, Launce­s­ton to Mel­bourne is just 50 min­utes. Ho­bart and Launce­s­ton air­ports are only 10 and 20 min­utes’ drive from UTAS cam­puses.

Tas­ma­nia also pro­vides a re­laxed life­style that com­bines cos­mopoli­tan cul­ture with a great cli­mate and a breath­tak­ing nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment.

Be­sides be­ing a pop­u­lar tourism des­ti­na­tion, Tas­ma­nia is a great place to live due to its af­ford­abil­ity, ease of get­ting around, and safe, friendly com­mu­ni­ties.

For in­ter­ested stu­dents keen to join UNITAR In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity, call 03-7627 7200 or log on to www.unitar.my

UNITAR re­cently part­nered with Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia to al­low UNITAR stu­dents di­rect en­try into the univer­sity’s Fac­ulty of Busi­ness.

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