Short Term Exchange - Michigan State University (July)

Short Term Exchange - Michigan State University (July)

Michigan State University is one of our most popular semester options, however it usually has limited places. They have just opened up a short term program, which will allow Macquarie students to get the MSU experience in July!


Country: United States of America 
Program Dates: 2 July 2017 - 22 July 2017
Type of program: Short Term Exchange 
Length of program: 3 weeks 
Program Deadline: March 26th 2017
Language of Instruction:English
Course Details: Students can choose from three courses: Big Data (worth 3cp Unspecified STAT 100 Level), Choosing the Future, and Film. Macquarie credit students will be able to obtain for the latter two courses is still pending. Please keep an eye on this page for updates. For more information please refer to this website. Students will not be enrolled during the period for this course, rather, they will receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for the above credit upon completion of the program. 
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty, to ensure their degree has the relevant credit (e.g. 3cp elective STAT 100 level) necessary to complete the exchange program.
Accommodation: On campus housing in a single room with a suite style bathroom. Cost is included in the program fee (see "Logistics Fees" below).

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

Logistics Fees: The approximate cost for this program is 5100AUD. This includes the course (which students will receive RPL for upon completion of the program), housing, all meals on campus, overnight excursions, local excursions, and cultural activities.

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 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, 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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