Travel overseas and continue your studies at the same time by taking part in an overseas academic short course

Academic short courses

To participate in an academic short course, students must research and select an overseas program suitable for their needs. Students should speak with their Faculty Program Officer regarding academic requirements or credit. All students considering an overseas academic short course must complete the Online Pre-Departure tutorial prior to submitting an application to the provider.

Pre-Departure Consultation Sessions are also available with the International Office. Please check the Pre-Departure page to ensure you complete all the required steps in organising your short-term experience.

Country Program Agreement Time of Year Application dates
WORLD WIDE Aim Overseas
Intensive overseas short courses (3 – 4 weeks) during your summer and winter university holidays. Locations around the world.
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Pay overseas tuition July and January Vary with each course
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
CISaustralia
Intensive overseas short courses during your summer and winter university break. Internships and volunteer programs also available. 22 global locations available.
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Pay overseas tuition June - July and January Vary with each course
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
GlobaLinks Learning Abroad
Intensive overseas short courses during your summer and winter university break. Internships also available. Locations around the world.
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Pay overseas tuition June - July and January Vary with each course
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
CHINA

Shanghai International Studies University
Learn Business, Finance or Chinese over Summer in Shanghai. 3 week academic courses taught in English.
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Pay overseas tuition January April - Dec

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Harbin Institute of Technology
Learn Chinese in China! Courses available in both the summer and winter breaks.
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Pay overseas tuition Jan - Feb November

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

CZECH REPUBLIC European Summer School, Prague
Short Course titled: "Central Europe in the EU - 10 years after" will focus both on the overview of the last ten years in the European Union from the perspective of Central Europe and on future challenges.
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Pay overseas tuition July Closes May

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

DENMARK Copenhagen Business School
Over 50 short courses available. Marketing, Finance, Psychology, Statistics, Information Technology .....
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) June - August Feb - April
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
FRANCE IPAG Business School
Study in Paris or Nice during your winter university break. Great courses available.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) June - July Closes April  Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
Kedge Business School
Spend your winter university break in the South of France. Short courses include Sport and Event Management, Cross Cultural Negotiation, Sustainable Development & Social Responsibility.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) June - July Closes April  Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
University Paris Dauphine
Study in Paris during your winter university break. Short Course titled: "Europe 2020 - Europe's Challenges in the 21st Century".
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Pay overseas tuitionJune - JulyCloses April
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
University of Technology of Troyes
Learn French in France. Intensive French Language courses available.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) Jan - Feb Closes Dec Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
GERMANY

University of Stuttgart
Great opportunity to spend your summer holidays in the heart of Europe! Learn German and a great range of other courses available.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) Jan - Feb Closes October
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
JAPAN

Yamaguchi University
Learn Japanese language and culture in Japan.
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Pay overseas tuition July - August Closes April
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
MEXICO Tec De Monterrey
4 week short courses in the city of Merida, southern Mexico. Courses in Spanish language, Mexican culture or Doing business in Mexico.
For more information, click here.
Pay overseas tuition July Closes May
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
NORWAY

BI Norwegian Business School
4 week course - Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) June - July Closes April  Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
SINGAPORE

Nanyang Technological University
2 short courses available - a) Chinese Language and Cultural Programme b) Entrepreneurship and Innovation Asia.
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Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS) June - July March - May
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
SOUTH AFRICA

Rhodes University
3 week course - Environment, Development and Sustainability in Africa. Includes a field trip around the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
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Pay overseas tuition June - July Closes Feb

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

SOUTH KOREA

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
4 week short courses. Lots of great courses available.
For more information about the January course, click here
For more information about the July course, click here  

Exchange tuition agreement (Charge to HECS)July & January

June & Dec
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Hanyang University
4 week short courses. Over 75 classes available.
For more information, click here 
Pay overseas tuition
* Discounted tuition
JulyCloses May
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial 
UNITED KINGDOM Kingston University, London
Great range of courses available.
Lots of social activities and field trips.
For more information, click here
Pay overseas tuition July - August Closes May
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial
University of Leeds
Great range of courses available.
Includes field trips and excursions.
For more information, click here
Pay overseas tuition
* In 2015, 3 UoN students will recieve a fee waiver of £1750.
July - August Closes June
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

University of East Anglia
Great range of courses available.
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Pay overseas tuition July Closes April
Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Independent Short Courses

If you wish to participate in an overseas short course that is not sanctioned by the University of Newcastle, you may need to seek further approval. Please email study-overseas@newcastle.edu.au