Short Term Exchange - Michigan State University (July)

Short Term Exchange - Michigan State University (July)

Michigan State University (MSU) is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation—and is home to a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

As the nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. MSU continues to push the boundaries, ranking top 100 globally, showcasing many #1 academic programs, nationally.

Outside of the classroom students live, study and experience an all-American campus, with peers from all 50 states and from more than 130 different countries.

Michigan is home to warm summers and snowy winters, big cities, small towns and convenient access to some of the most beautiful lake shores and natural areas in the US - no wonder we call it Pure Michigan!

Sitting on the banks of the Red Cedar River, MSU is a top five campus in the US for sustainability with over 5,200 acres for you to explore. You will see wide open green spaces, trails, woods, gardens, trees, ducks and squirrels, daily.

Country: United States of America 
Program Dates: 9 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
Type of program: Short Term Study Abroad
Length of program: 3 weeks 
Program Deadline: 7th May 2018
Language of Instruction: English
Course Details:

Students can choose from three courses:

Lights, Camera, Action! Short Film Course (200-level MAS elective)

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (200-level MGMT elective)

International Litigation and Arbitration (500-level LAWS elective)

Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should ensure their degree has the relevant space available to accommodate the elective courses

Accommodation: On campus housing in a single room with a suite style bathroom. Cost is included in the program fee (see "Logistics Fees" below).

Program Costs: US $3,700 - tuition is paid directly to Michigan State University and you will not be enrolled concurrently in a Macquarie Unit, you will get the credit transferred once the program is complete

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 $3700 USD. 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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Study a Short Term Exchange program in Michigan State University (July) for 3 weeks, Michigan State University (July) is located in United States of America

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Business; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication

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AU$700 minimum

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