You’ll take a full credit load of 12-16 US semester hours of credit, which translates to 6-8 units.
University of Queensland (UQ) may request that you submit syllabi or an updated official transcript.
Refer to the credit translation scale below. Include at least 8-10 courses on your Preliminary Course Form.
|Australian University Credit Point Units||U.S. University Semester Hours of Credit|
When selecting your courses from the university's website:
When selecting your courses, you should be aware of some differences in terminology:
|Australian Term||U.S. Equivalent|
|Faculty||School / College|
|Semester 1||Spring Semester|
|Semester 2||Fall Semester|
Your Program Manager will email your UQ sign in information, including your UQ student number, Username, Password and UQ email address once your CoE has been generated.
You may only enroll in courses listed approved on your UQ Course Approvals Report.
The preliminary course form students submit to Arcadia prior to departure does not guarantee approval or enrollment in those courses. There is a drop/add period at the beginning of each semester that allows students to make changes to course enrollments. If you make any changes it is your responsibility to inform your home institution.
If your enrollment is conditional upon entry into a specific course or courses, it is very important that you indicate these requirements at the bottom of the online course form on your Arcadia Passport.
Additional course fees may be associated with some of your overseas course work (i.e. courses that include laboratory work, field excursions or theater trips).
For studio art, graphic art, art media production, drama, dancing or music courses, you will need to submit a portfolio or audition tape to support your application. submit a portfolio or audition tape on slides or a CD. Submit between 8-12 examples of your work. Portfolio is non-returnable.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|7||High Distinction||85 - 100%||A|
|6||Distinction||75 - 84%||A|
|5||Credit||65 - 74%||B|
|4||Pass||50 - 64%||C|
|3||Conceded*||Pass (45 - 49%)||D|
|1-2||Failure||0 - 44%||F|
*Note: The Conceded grade is not offered by all institutions. Where a host institution uses the Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, a D will be issued. Where the host institution does not use Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, an F will be issued.