Study Abroad

USC's Study Abroad Program offers an exceptional educational and intercultural experience, allowing you to study at one of Australia's fastest growing universities, while living on the picturesque Sunshine Coast.

As an international student, Study Abroad allows you to earn credit toward your home degree while living and studying in Australia.

You can join the Study Abroad program for one or two semesters and at the same time experience different cultures and make long lasting Australian and international friendships.

You can:

  • Earn credit towards your home degree
  • Enrol for one or two semesters
  • Choose from a wide range of courses
  • Pre-register your courses online before you arrive
  • Immerse yourself in the Australian lifestyle
  • Make long-lasting friendships

Study Abroad is available to:

  • Secondary school graduates
  • University or college students

For more information:

What can I study?

USC offers Study Abroad students the opportunity to choose courses from a wide range of disciplines.

Refer to the Study Abroad course list or contact USC International for postgraduate course information.

Study Abroad entry requirements

Study Abroad Undergraduate applicants should:

  • have successfully completed at least one semester of study at a recognised tertiary institution, or
  • have successfully completed senior secondary school studies at a similar level to Australian Year 12, and
  • meet the minimum English language requirements, if English is not their first language.

Study Abroad Postgraduate applicants should: 

  • have successfully completed a bachelor level qualification at a recognised tertiary institution, and
  • meet the minimum English language requirements, if English is not their first language.

If you are currently enrolled at an accredited tertiary institution, you should check with your home institution regarding credit transfer for courses studied at USC, prior to commencing your Study Abroad program.

Study Abroad fees 2015

CRICOS codeProgramProgram fee per semester 2015**2015 entry dates
026639B Study Abroad Undergraduate (one semester) A$8,900 Semester 1 or 2
026639B Study Abroad Postgraduate (one trimester) A$11,000 Trimester 1, Trimester 2 or Trimester 3
056828D Study Abroad Undergraduate (two semesters) A$8,900 Semester 1 or 2

  1. **Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given semester/trimester is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year within which the semester/trimester falls.
  2. The increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7 percent.
  3. All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  4. Tuition fees quoted do not include visa application fees.
  5. Program details are subject to change.
  6. For semester/trimester dates refer to the academic calendar.
  7. Refer to the Student Fees and Charges Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply.

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