The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Credit refers to the units of study that make up your University of Newcastle degree program. In order to participate in an academic program overseas, you must arrange a credit transfer for the courses you are going to study, to ensure they count back towards your University of Newcastle Program.

  • Academic Short Course:  You can apply for a maximum of 20 units of credit depending on the length of the course.
  • Semester Exchange Program: You need to ensure you have enough credit approved for full‐time study (30 - 40 units) contributing towards your University of Newcastle degree program.  Please use the Credit Equivalence Table to determine how your host institution units align to University of Newcastle Units. E.g. 3 US credit equals 10 University of Newcastle units.

Applying for Credit

Complete the Overseas Study Credit Worksheet. Once completed, please return via email to ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

If you need any assistance with your credit worksheet, details for your program advisor can be found here:
Undergraduate Program Advisor/Convenor list
Postgraduate Program Advisor/Convenor list