Short Term Exchange - University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July)

Short Term Exchange - University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research university located in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Founded in 1911, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. Today, HKU is organised into 10 academic faculties with English as the main language of instruction. It exhibits strength in scholarly research and education of accounting & finance, biomedicine, dentistry, humanities, law, social sciences, and political sciences, and is the first team in the world which successfully isolated the corona virus, the Causative agent of SARS.

HKU consistently ranks high among the world’s top universities.  It has the most Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences/Engineering of any local institution, and many of its scholars are amongst the top 1% in their field according to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators. Research in the Arts and Humanities, with diverse fields focusing on both local and global concerns, also makes a vital contribution to HKU’s high international standing.

HKU Summer Institute offers a wide range of programmes from different faculties, providing quality learning and rare chances to study abroad for students. The programmes are open to all undergraduates students and are best suited for students who are looking to expand their academic and cultural horizons during summer in one of the most vibrant cities in Asia.

Country: Hong Kong (SAR of China) 
Program Dates: 4 - 30 July 2016 
Area of Study: Business, Law, Security and Intelligence, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages 
Type of program: Short Term Exchange 
Length of program: 1 month 
Language of Instruction: English, Madarin, Cantonese 
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
Course Details: The courses that HKU Summer Institute offers are as listed below:

Study options Program Dates Open to (Current) Program Cost Notes
Academic English Proficiency: Engaging with Visual Art (ARTS1002) 11/July - 29/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Chinese as a Foreign Language I (CHIN9501B) 4/July - 29/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Chinese as a Foreign Language II (CHIN9502) 4/July - 29/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Commercialising Creativity: A Cultural Critique (GCIN2002) 4/July - 22/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Cultural Policy: A Complex Marriage of Business, Politics and Culture (GCIN2003) 4/July - 22/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Development Case Studies (RECO6061) 12/July - 26/ July/2016 UG HKD $12,020 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
English Discussion Skills: Critical Discussions on China (ARTS1008) 11/July - 22/ July/2016 UG HKD $5,500 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
English for Effective Communication in Business and Social Contexts (ARTS1010) 11/July - 19/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
English Language and Culture Summer Programme (ELCS2016) 11/July - 29/ July/2016 UG HKD $59,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics (MATH2012) 04/July - 30/ July/2016 UG HKD $13,000 -
Globalisation and Asia (HIST2157) 04/July - 22/ July/2016 UG HKD $13,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
International Summer Program in Architecture: Cities in Asia (ARCH1900) 06/July - 26/ July/2016 UG & PG HKD $19,800 Discount: HKD 17,820 (10% off early bird discount for application completed on / before 18 March 2016) , HKD $14,850 (25% off for group enrollment with 5 or more students)
Linear Algebra I (MATH2101) 04/July - 30/ July/2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners
Mathematical Laboratory and Modelling 04/July - 30/ July/ 2016 UG HKD $13,000  
The Fundamentals of Chinese Characters 04/ July - 29/ July/ 2016 UG HKD $11,000 Discount: 10% off for students from HKU exchange partners. Fee exemption applies for eligible HKU students.
Development Case Studies 12/ July - 26/ July/ 2016 UG & PG HKD $12,020 

For more information please refer to this website.

Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible for this program, you must: 

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program), 
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad, 
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program, 
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply 

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application. 

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance. 

Program Costs: This is a fee-paying program, all students must pay the program fee under the instruction of the host university. Additionally, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.


*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Summary
Study a Short Term Exchange program in University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July) for 1 month, University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July) is located in Hong Kong (SAR of China)

Area of study
Business; Media, creative arts, and communication; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July), Short Term Exchange, Hong Kong (SAR of China), Business, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Society, history and languages

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1,500

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
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Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate

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