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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia; Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Advisor: Candice Snowden Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Communication, Computer Science, Culture, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Film Studies, Finance & Operations Management, French & Francophone Studies, Geography, Geology, German Studies, Greek, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations, Italian Studies, Japanese Languages & Literature, Journalism, Legal Studies, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Modern European Studies, Music, Natural Resources Conservation, Operations & Information Management, Peace and World Security Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Polish Language & Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Regional Planning, Russian, Social Thought and Political Economy, Sociology, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program Options: Full-time
Key Word Search: Culture Studies, Interdisciplinary, Peace & Conflict Studies Host Institution: Macquarie University
Language(s) of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Provider: CIS Program Type: Study Abroad
In Classes With: Host Country & International Students Minimum Class Standing: 2nd Sem Sophomore
Housing: Residence Hall
Program Description:

 

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Program Information:
Since its establishment in 1967, Macquarie University has been a pioneer in Australian education. It is known internationally for its groundbreaking research in the earth sciences, laser physics, linguistics, and education. The university has developed many international links, since it recognizes the global need for international and multicultural experiences.

  • Diverse educational opportunities - Take courses that apply to your major or chosen field of coursework. If you want, explore your interests and take one of many electives available. 
  • Helpful on-site staff -  We want you to make the most of this experience, so we offer 24/7 support on-site with our helpful staff. They will help you get settled and immerse yourself in the culture. 
  • Make the most of it - Watch a rugby match, play with kangaroos, or watch a show in the Sydney opera house. Either way, we want you to experience everything that Sydney has to offer!

Academics:
The average credit load you will take will be between three or four subjects. Each week you are expected to attend one large lecture and one or two smaller tutorial classes per subject. Macquarie has three colleges?College of Commerce, the College of Humanities and Social Science, and the College of Science and Technology?within which you will have the ability to choose from over seventy academic areas. 

Student Life:
The campus is located on approximately 334 acres of parkland, ten miles northwest of Sydney in the suburb of North Ryde and is served by regular bus service. It is set in beautiful rolling hills, adjacent to the large Macquarie Center shopping plaza. Ample shops and eateries are available on campus as well.

Highlights:

  • Visit Fauna Park and play with kangaroos
  • Go to school with a student body of 32,000
  • Opional internship available
  • Join one of 130 clubs and 15 sports clubs
  • Easy access to subway line and city center


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies 02/14/2019 06/29/2019
Calendar Year 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.