Semester Exchange - FPT University - New Colombo Plan

Semester Exchange - FPT University - New Colombo Plan

FPT University (FPTU for short) is part of FPT Corporation, one of the top private corporations in Vietnam. FPTU's Main Campus is located in Hoa Lac High Tech Park in Hanoi. With three campuses located in three major cities in the northern, centre and southern regions of Vietnam, FPT University is one of Vietnam’s leading universities in Information Technology, with the biggest number of full time students studying in this field.

FPT University has been working relentlessly toward developing innovative education solutions. With cutting-edge teaching and learning technology, students will be able to acquire advanced knowledge and skills of global standards, gain invaluable hands-on experience and become the pioneers in this “smart” age.  FPT University is proud to have guided many bright young minds that later achieved enormous successes in running their own business as well as in working for many giant corporations in the U.S, Japan, Australia and Singapore.



Type of Program

New Colombo Plan Semester Scholarship. Successful candidates will be granted with AU$5,000 New Colombo Mobility Scholarship. An extra AU$1,000 will be granted to successful candidates who is going to take an internship in FPT

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Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Spring Semester: January-April. Summer Semester: May-August.
Winter Semester: September-December.

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Course Details

Candidates could take units from Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE) as exchange students. Please refer to this file for program information. More information can be accessed in this website.
Program Fee and Internship Arrangement

Students are required to make payment of US$150 for the
Administration fee (including: airport transportation, Hanoi City tour, Vietnam Discovery class and other Admin process).

FPT University is capable to arrange an internship for you but they will charge an internship program fee of US $500.  For your information, this $500 program fee will cover:

  • Internship placement
  • Airport pick up & see off
  • Administration & visa application (paper work)
  • Orientation & training before internship
  • Coordination and supervision during internship
  • Evaluation & certificate upon completion of the internship


Residence halls provided on campus.

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:

  • Have Australian Citizenship
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 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 Expression of Interest form EOI online

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:  You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, 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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Study a New Colombo Plan Semester Scholarship program in FPT University for 5 months, FPT University is located in Vietnam

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Education; Law, security and intelligence

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, FPT University - New Colombo Plan, Semester Exchange, Vietnam, Engineering and IT, Scholarship, Money, Funding, Funds


Up to AU$6,000

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