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Overview

If you are enrolled in an accredited course of study at another institution, you may apply to undertake a Unit or Units of Study at the University of Sydney which can be credited to course requirements at your home university.

Students who are enrolled at another tertiary institution may apply to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to be credited towards their degree.

Any unit of study listed under Table A of the Table of Units of Study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Koori Centre or selected Music units is open to cross-institutional applicants, pending departmental approval. You must apply to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as well as to your home institution in order to do cross-institutional study.

Subject areas
Shared pool

Admission, fees and how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

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The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

Your fee

How to apply

You must apply directly to the university and obtain permission from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as well as your home institution in order to do cross-institutional study.

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year. Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year. We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

Depends on the subject area.

You must apply directly to the university and obtain permission from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as well as your home institution in order to do cross-institutional study.

Standard closing dates: 

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year

Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year

Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

Admission requirement

You must be enrolled for the current academic year in an accredited related course of study at another institution. Your admission to a Unit or Units of Study at the University of Sydney is subject to approval and availability.

Students who are enrolled at another tertiary institution may apply to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to be credited towards their degree.

Any unit of study listed under Table A of the Table of Units of Study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Koori Centre or selected Music units is open to cross-institutional applicants, pending departmental approval. You must apply to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as well as to your home institution in order to do cross-institutional study.

Future study

Depends on subjects chosen.

Domestic students

International students

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.