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Study Abroad in Australia

Beginning with the spring 2011 semester, Tulane students will apply to study abroad at the following universities in Australia.

University of Melbourne

University of Sydney

James Cook University

Melbourne
University of Melbourne

Program Dates: Fall (early July to late November) or Spring (February to mid-July) Please confirm exact program dates with the University of Melbourne web site.

Eligibility Requirements: cumulative 3.0 GPA; 3-4 courses completed in the major field of study. Students should demonstrate a link between the courses completed at Tulane and the proposed course of study at the University of Melbourne; this includes appropriate preparation for the classes to be taken in Melbourne.

Courses Abroad: At the University of Melbourne, it is expected that Tulane students will take at least two courses in their major. Tulane students take a full course load (50 points), generally four courses worth 12.5 credits each, per semester. This must include one course with Australian content. Students may satisfy this requirement through UM’s Australian Centre, which offers interdisciplinary and comparative courses that relate to Australia's culture, politics, and environment. 

Internships: Students seeking to earn credit for an internship through the University Melbourne must first have the internship approved by the Tulane director of Study Abroad. A Tulane faculty member or academic department must approve the internship for credit at Tulane. Internship cannot be used for your Australian content course.

Restrictions: Students are not permitted to take courses for credit offered by the Faculty of Education (such as Education in Natural Landscapes), business, management, finance, physical education, computer applications, or any discipline not offered at Tulane.

Tulane awards 500-level credits for coursework completed on this program. Grades appear on the Tulane transcript and factor into the Tulane GPA.

Application instructions: Students complete the Tulane paper application and the University of Melbourne online application.

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Sydney
University of Sydney
Click Here for the University of Sydney site (please note Tulane policies below)

Program Dates: Fall (early July to late November) or Spring (February tomid-July) Please confirm exact program dates with the University of Sydney on their web site.

Eligibility Requirements: cumulative 3.0 GPA; 3-4 courses completed in the major field of study. Students should demonstrate a link between the courses completed at Tulane and the proposed course of study at the University of Sydney; this includes appropriate preparation for the classes to be taken in Sydney.

Courses Abroad: At the University of Sydney, it is expected that Tulane students will take at least two courses in their major. Tulane students take a full course load (24 units), generally four courses worth 6 units each, per semester. This must include one course with Australian content.

Internships: Students seeking to earn credit for an internship through the University Sydney must first have the internship approved by the Tulane director of Study Abroad. A Tulane faculty member or academic department must approve the internship for credit at Tulane. Internship cannot be used for your Australian content course.

Restrictions: Students are not permitted to take courses for credit offered by the Faculty of Education & Social Work (such as Learning & Outdoor Education), business, management, finance, physical education, computer applications, or any discipline not offered at Tulane.

Tulane awards 500-level credits for coursework completed on this program. Grades appear on the Tulane transcript and factor into the Tulane GPA.

Application instructions: Students complete the Tulane application and submit the University of Sydney online application.

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Study Options in Australia

Melbourne

Sydney

Townsville

Useful Links for Australia

Australian Embassy in Washington D.C.

U.S. Department of State, Consular Information Sheet - Australia

Lonely Planet: Australia

Selecting a Program

1. Policies
2. Advising
3. Study Options
4. How to Apply

Contact Us

Office of Study Abroad
Center for Global Education
Office of study Abroad
6901 Willow St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Tel: (504) 865-5339
Fax: (504) 862-8765
E-mail: cge@tulane.edu
http://global.tulane.edu