The University of Sydney Study Abroad Program provides you with the exciting opportunity to add an international perspective to your education at an Australian university with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. You can complete a research period of one or two semesters under the supervision of a University of Sydney academic staff member on a non-award basis.
You will receive an official University of Sydney academic transcript at the end of your study period to confirm that you were enrolled at the University of Sydney.
Tuition fees apply. Please contact Sydney Abroad regarding fee information.
Specialisations are not applicable with non-award courses but most students will study units in areas that they are studying at their home institution when enrolled in semester and year-long programs.
For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.
You may apply (i) directly to Sydney Abroad, (ii) through a Study Abroad Program Partner, (iii) through a Study Abroad Agent, (iv) through a Study Abroad University Partner. If you are applying directly to Sydney Abroad, you should complete the online application available through the “Apply” button on this page. You are NOT eligible for the Study Abroad Program if you are interested in studying for a full undergraduate or graduate degree at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1: 30 November of the previous year. Semester 2: 30 April of the same year. We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis. Late applications may be considered on a case by case basis. Please refer to the Application deadlines on the Sydney Abroad website.
Discuss your research plans with your home university supervisor. Once you have approval, establish contact with an appropriate supervisor at the University of Sydney.
This course is currently not available to domestic students.
Admission as a Study Abroad student is assessed on an individual basis. You may apply (i) directly to Sydney Abroad, (ii) through a Study Abroad Program Partner, (iii) through a Study Abroad Agent, (iv) through a Study Abroad University Partner. A list of program partners and agents can be found on the Sydney Abroad website: Study Abroad Program Partners and Agents. If you are applying directly to Sydney Abroad, you should complete the online application available through the “Apply” button on this page.
If you are a citizen of Australia and New Zealand or a permanent residents of Australia living overseas and you would like to studyabroad at the University of Sydney you should apply for admission as a local non-award student.
To be considered for the Study Abroad Program you need to:
All applicants must also have met the published English language requirements. Details can be found on the Sydney Abroad website: English language requirements.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Handbooks Online and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney.