IAU-010876

Samoa

top General Information

Address

Street:PO Box 1622

City:Apia

WWW:http://www.nus.edu.ws

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1984 by statutory authority of the National University of Samoa Act. Funded almost entirely by Government grants. The Western Samoa Teachers College was amalgamated to the University in 1997 to create its Faculty of Education. Acquired present status and title 2006.

Academic Year

February to November (February-June; July-November)

Admission Requirements

Pacific Secondary School Certificate (English + 3 best not more than 15); New Zealand Form Six Certificate (English + 3 best not more than 12); Australia Higher School Certificate or recognized foreign equivalent

Language(s)

English;Samoan

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Le’apai Tu’ua ‘Ilaoa Asofou So’o

Job title:Vice-Chancellor and President


Senior Administrative Officer : Valovalo Pauga Tusani

Job title:Director

top Divisions

Centre : Samoan Studies

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Native Language, Pacific Area Studies


Faculty : Business and Entrepreneurship

Fields of study:Accountancy, Banking, Commercial Law, Finance, Tourism


Faculty : Applied Science

Fields of study:Dental Hygiene, Environmental Management, Health Administration, Health Education, Medical Technology, Nursing


Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Anthropology, Chinese, Communication Studies, English, French, Geography, History, Japanese, Journalism, Political Sciences, Sociology


Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Training


Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Nautical Science, Physics, Science Education

top Degrees

Certificate


Diploma


Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Education, Nursing


Graduate Diploma

Fields of study:Education, Nursing


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities

Updated on 13-09-2013