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Overview

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 study for one or two semesters from a wide-ranging selection of units of study on a non-award basis. You can also apply to participate in the Study Abroad Internship Program which gives you the opportunity to reinforce your academic study with relevant industry experience and receive academic credit.

You will receive an official University of Sydney academic transcript at the end of your study period to request credit at your home institution.

Tuition fees apply. Please contact Sydney Abroad regarding fee information.

Subject areas

A major is 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.

Shared pool

Admission, fees and how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

My qualification is

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

This course is currently not available to domestic students.

If you are a citizen of Australia and New Zealand or a permanent residents of Australia living overseas and you would like to study abroad at the University of Sydney you should apply for admission as a local non-award student.

 

 

Starting date

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.

Application Deadlines:

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.

Starting date

What you'll study

The interdisciplinary nature of the University of Sydney offers a huge range of study options, providing more flexibility to personalise your experience. You can study for one or two semesters from a wide-ranging selection of units of study on a non-award basis. Visit the Your study options page to explore your options.

Units of Study

Applying for admission

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.

 

Admission requirement

To be considered for the Study Abroad Program you need to: - have completed at least one year of study towards a degree at a recognised institution in your home country and are continuing towards the degree at your home institution;

  • have achieved a cumulative grade (across all results in your degree) of either 'Credit' or 'Good' average, or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale, or an average grade of 'C' or better on the European ECTS grading scale (or equivalent); OR
  • have completed an accepted secondary school qualification with the required grades (some restrictions apply for certain units of study, in general, students applying with only a secondary qualification can only select 1000 level subjects without any pre-requisites).

All applicants must also have met the published English language requirements. Details can be found on the Sydney Abroad website: English language requirements.

Architecture, Visual Arts, and Music have additional application requirements. Details can be found on the Sydney Abroad website: Sydney Abroad Units .

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. 

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