Top university in a picturesque setting

University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s oldest universities and is ranked in the top 50 globally. Located about five miles outside the center of Brisbane, UQ's picturesque sandstone courtyard leads into a campus with its own parkland, lakes and sporting grounds - a great setting for the many clubs and societies.

Ranked the top institute in Australia in the Nature Index 2016, UQ is a world leader in STEM fields such as mineral and mining engineering, bio-technology, marine science, biology and mathematics and offers a wide range of courses related to Australia in English, history, political science and sociology faculties. UQ also ranks at number three globally in sports-related subjects. Additionally, it has an AACSB accredited business school. You'll find advanced research laboratories, inspiring academics, and a campus culture that is conducive to academic debate and discovery.

UQ prides itself in its exceptional teaching standards. Courses are challenging and many involve hands-on work especially in the science field. UQ owns its own teaching facilities at North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island ensuring that students can get fully immersed in the Australian environment while learning.

  • Member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading Australian tertiary institutions intensive in research and comprehensive in both general and professional education.

  • Special course options are available for pre-med students.

  • Other special opportunities include: an art internship and Independent Research; a particular academic strength in sport science; and a course in olympic movement and society.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Spring 2017 2/12/2017 6/25/2017 12-16 $20,600 11/15/2016 More Info
Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2017 2/12/2017 11/19/2017 24-32 $35,560 11/15/2016 More Info
Fall 2017 7/9/2017 11/19/2017 12-16 $21,100 3/15/2017 More Info
Academic Year 2017 7/9/2017 6/24/2018 24-32 $38,100 3/15/2017 More Info
Spring 2018 TBA TBA TBA TBA 11/15/2017  
Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018 TBA TBA TBA TBA 11/15/2017  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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