Design, Business, Engineering, Media & Information Technology

University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia
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Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Program Name

    Design, Business, Engineering, Media & Information Technology

  • Location

    Sydney

  • Host University

    University of Technology Sydney

    Consistently ranked as one of Australia’s top universities under 50 years old, the University of Technology Sydney is known for its state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities offering wide ranging courses from Engineering, Science, and Technology to Fashion, Art, and Design. As a key member of the Australian Technology Network, UTS offers contemporary and innovative courses developed in consultation with industry partners and leading professionals to provide a unique balance between theory and practice. UTS is centrally located adjacent to the city’s vibrant commercial district and cultural hub, near Darling harbor and Chinatown, and has easy access to the city’s public transportation network.
    Cricos Code: 00099F

  • Term

    Spring 6 2019

  • Program Dates

    Feb 16, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019

  • Program Length

    Semester

  • Application Deadline

    Nov 25, 2018

  • Credit

    6 - 8 Credit Points

  • Eligibility

    2.50 Minimum GPA*

  • Cost

    $13,450

  • This session is in progress and is no longer accepting applications.

Program Description

Housing is not included in the price above. For more information on housing options and prices, please refer to the housing section. 

Immerse yourself in the innovative and technology-driven learning taking place at the University of Technology Sydney. At UTS you will enroll in 3 – 4 subjects during your semester abroad across a wide range of academic fields. This urban university campus will allow you to become one with the city, and its easy access to public transit will connect you to all of Sydney’s main attractions.

Courses offered at the University of Technology Sydney are taught by university professors alongside local Australian and International students at the main city campus.

Semester + Semester Programs Available: You may participate in the Spring + Fall OR Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting your two semesters of interest when submitting your initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Sydney Program Manager.

*Eligibility

MINIMUM GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

MINIMUM ADMISSIONS PREREQUISITES

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university at the time of participation.

What's Included

Comprehensive Advising and Support

24-Hour Emergency

Comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Support

Airport Reception

Visa Support

Tuition at the Host University

Bridging Cultures Program

Internet Access

ISA Discovery Model

Excursions

Cultural Activities

Insurance

Official Transcript from the Host University

Professional Development Toolbox

Full-Time Resident Staff

On-Site ISA Offices

Academics

Credits

Credit Points

6 - 8

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 16

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 24

Academic Information

  • COURSE SELECTION
    The courses listed below are only a sampling of what the university offers. Please see the full University of Sydney - Technology Course Catalog, linked below, for additional course options.
  • CREDIT CONVERSION
    Per UTS's recommendation, 6 credit points = 4 U.S. semester credits (6 U.S. quarter credits); 8 credit points = 5 U.S. semester credits (7 U.S. quarter points). The final decision regarding credit transfer is determined by the students' home universities.Study abroad students must not take more than 24 credit points.
    The transcript from UTS will reflect UTS credit points for each course. Please be in touch with your U.S. university regarding credit transfer for this program.
  • Course Listing Updates
    The Australian Academic Year is based on the calendar year (approx February to November), which differs from the U.S. Academic Year (approx August - May). The course catalog for the following year is released in mid-October each year.
  • Course Level Recommendations
    ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) year classifications of 1, 2, or 3, which correspond with the typical three-year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses offered in the first year of a degree plan are recommended as lower division. Courses offered in the second or third years of a degree plan are recommended as upper division. These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

To view the full list of courses available at UTS:

1) Click on button "Go to Course Search" linked below to view the UTS Course List
2) Select Alphabetical List of Subjects
3) Use the Search (Ctrl + f) feature to search the alphabetical list of courses for key words
4) Click on the subject code for a course of interest. The heading will indicate credit point value, undergraduate availability and student exclusions.Please note you are only permitted to take undergraduate level courses.
5) Click "Detailed Subject Description" link for additional course information
6) To determine prerequisites, click on the "access conditions" link to read more. 
7) Be sure to note that Autumn Term at UTS refers to the U.S. Spring Semester (Feb - June), and the Spring Term at UTS refers to the U.S. Fall Semester (July - November).

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Courses

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Misc. School
Business
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Communication
8 Credit Points
8 Credit Points
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8 Host University Units
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8 Host University Units
Media Power
54080
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Design, Architecture, and Building
6 Credit Points
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Engineering
6 Credit Points
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Construction
48340
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Embedded C
48430
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Surveying
48320
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Health
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Information Technology
6 Credit Points
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Web Systems
31268
6 Credit Points
Interdisciplinary Studies
8 Credit Points
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Sonology
50860
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International Studies
8 Credit Points
8 Host University Units
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Sciences
Biology
Ecology
91154
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Chemistry
6 Host University Units
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Science
6 Host University Units
6 Credit Points
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Chemistry 1
65111
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Ecology
91154
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Course Disclaimer
  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Support & Funding

U.S. Team

Crystal Giedt

Program Advisor, Australia

Emily Cooper

Program Manager, Australia

Jeffrey Sendejar

Site Specialist, Australia

SYDNEY TEAM

Ignacio "Nacho" Rubio Perez

Resident Director, Australia

Dharma Bendersky

Director of Operations, Australia

Laura Carroll

Programs Assistant, Australia

Funding Your ISA Program

As an ISA participant, you will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and grants that can be applied directly to assist with your study abroad programs. ISA offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships and grants each year. To see what opportunities are available, please visit the Funding Your Program page. 

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Housing

Living in ISA Sydney housing will give you the opportunity to interact and engage with local Australian and International Students alike and experience aspects of the Australian lifestyle that are often overlooked by visitors. All ISA Housing options are within walking distance to your university or are conveniently located close to public transit routes. While there are differences between accommodation in Australia and the U.S., with an open mind and a drive for exploration, you’ll soon discover that the experience of living in another culture can be both educational and rewarding.

Housing is provided on all ISA programs in Australia at an additional cost. Costs vary according to accommodation selected and session, but ranges from $5,600 - $7,150, without meals, and starts at $9,600, with meals (Subject to Change). You will pay a $500 - $800 refundable housing deposit if living in ISA housing. We strive to match your housing preferences with our available accommodations; however, housing preference requests cannot be guaranteed.

Apartment Without Meals

Students studying at the University of Sydney or the University of Technology Sydney have the option to stay near downtown Sydney in modern student apartments. Students have the option to preference placement in single rooms within a 5 - 6 bedroom apartment, with a private en-suite bathroom, or in a twin-share room within a 4 bedroom apartment, also with a shared bathroom. Students will be living with other ISA and/or other local and international students during their program. Housing fees include rent, utilities, 15 GB of internet, as well as a basic kitchen pack and a linen pack. Meal plans are not available at this accommodation, but coin operated laundry facilities are available on-site. With their housing fee, students will have access to all social areas of the apartment building and an organized social program which provides events and outings for students on weekends as well as during the week

Independent Housing

Students may opt to secure housing independent of the ISA program. By choosing to opt out of ISA housing, you are solely responsible for researching, reserving, and paying for all fees, deposits, and rent directly to your independent housing agency. Please be sure to confirm that you have Home University approval to pursue Independent Housing during your ISA Program.

Excursions

THERE’S MORE TO DISCOVER WITH ISA

ISA Sydney excursions allow you to explore the breath-taking sights, landscapes, and cultural diversity of New South Wales, Australia that you may not have the chance to visit on your own. While abroad, you will begin your program by attending your Bridging Cultures Program (BCP) in Byron Bay and will have the chance to go on one weekend trip and one day trip to the following destinations.

Byron Bay + Bridging Cultures Program

Kick-off your semester abroad with ISA during our 4-day Bridging Cultures Program (BCP) in beautiful Byron Bay. The BCP integrates our ISA on-site orientation with exciting activities aimed at introducing Australian culture, helping you define your study abroad goals, and encouraging you to meet other students. Activities include: Surf Lessons, Aboriginal Culture in Australia Ceremony, a Community Farming Lesson, a Bush Tucker Walk and Food Experience, a Visit to the famous Byron Bay Lighthouse, a Kangaroo and Koala encounter at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and most importantly, an informative, interactive, and memorable start to your study abroad experience.

Blue Mountain National Park

Trek to Australia’s beautiful Blue Mountains National park via chartered coach along with your fellow ISA students for a day full of discovery. During this day trip you will learn about indigenous culture on a guided bushwalk, capture picture-perfect views of the park’s expansive forests, and marvel at the iconic Three Sisters Rock formation.

Jervis Bay

Take time to get outside the city and explore the wonders of Australia's eastern coast. On this overnight excursions you will relax on pristine, white sand beaches, take a guided bush tour through Jervis Bay National park and if you're lucky be the first to spot a dolphin or whale out in the bay.