Arcadia in Sydney Courses

You will choose two courses from a wide selection at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and two electives offered by Arcadia’s Australia faculty.

  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are registered for a full course load according to your home school’s policies – this is your responsibility.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your online course form.

Choosing Your Courses

When completing your course selection form:

  • You are required to enroll in 2 of 3 Arcadia electives.
  • Secure approval for at least 4-5 elective courses.
  • Please list courses in order of preference.

Arcadia Electives 

Course ID Title Credits SYLLABUS
SYDI ECON 292S Global Economics: Australia in the Asian Century 3 PDF 
SYDI EPEA 293S Environmental Policy & Ethics in Australia 3 PDF
SYDI HSAA 294S Nations: Aboriginal and Australian 3 PDF


University of Technology, Sydney Electives

Choose two electives from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Enrollment Process

Official course registration will take place upon arrival. The preliminary course form you submit to Arcadia prior to acceptance is not set in stone.

Grade Scale

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%
4 Pass  50 – 64% C
3 Conceded*  Pass (45 – 49%)
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.