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Academic Programs in Gold Coast

Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:

Academic Year

Trimester + Trimester options are available for certain programs in this city. In these instances, students will receive a discount off of the second term. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.

To see if this option is available for your specific program of interest, please review that program's trimester pages or contact ISA for more information.

Semester / Trimester

ISA Gold Coast trimester programs allows students to select courses from a wide variety of fields of study allowing their study abroad experience to fit their individual academic needs. ISA Gold Coast trimester programs are conducted through Griffith University and Bond University with courses taught in English by host university professors. ISA students will enroll in courses alongside Australian and international students.


During the summer, two academic programs are available in Gold Coast. The first, the Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines program at Bond University provides students with the opportunity to complete a full semester credit load by selecting from a wide array of courses offered in the fields of business, psychology, culture and many more.

The second, Filmmaking or Acting for Film at the New York Film Academy, is a unique four-week program which allows students the opportunity to gain hands-on, industry specific experience and to study on the backlot of an international film studio. Students will choose one of two courses: Filmmaking or Acting for Film. Previous experience is not required. Classrooms are primarily comprised of local, Australian students.