Create an AskFlinders. From the drop-down fields select Area>Overseas Study Application, Overseas Study Application Area>, Semester Exchange, College etc. submit the following questions:
When is the best time for me to undertake a semester exchange?
Can I use electives or do I need to match option/core topics?
Will undertaking an exchange delay my degree completion date?
Application deadlines for semester programs
Semester one: 31 July of the previous year
Semester two: 30 November of previous year
Please note application deadlines for short-term programs will differ from the deadlines specified above and will be listed in the course information for that particular program.
Your College Office plays an important role in facilitating your overseas study.
You will need to discuss when the best time is for you to go, map out your study plan, and choose topics that can be approved for credit.
Any questions about your overseas study plans can be submitted to the College Office via an AskFlinders request.
To submit a question, click "Request Support". From the drop-down fields select Area>Overseas Study Application, Overseas Study Application Area>, Semester Exchange, College and enter your questions in the Enquiry Details field. To ensure you receive an accurate response, please provide as much information as possible.
Languages Second semester of second year, or third year. French Language students are encouraged to apply for an overseas short term program, prior to applying for a semester exchange program with French partners.
Letters Exchange is not possible in this degree.
Law Third year onwards
Undergraduate Education degrees Students may be permitted to undertake an exchange semester by taking approved topics at an overseas institution in their second year of study. Topics can only be credited in place of the topics identified for their major, minor, elective or specialisation* rather than core EDUC topics. Major, minor, elective and specialisation options differ between undergraduate degrees.
Exchanges can also be taken to undertake third year placements at an overseas institution during second semester of third year. Accreditation requires these placements to be at sites teaching the Australian National Curriculum.
Master of Teaching (all streams) An exchange semester is not possible due to accreditation and teacher registration requirements.
Nutrition Second semester of second year (strict study plan)
Nursing/Midwifery No semester exchange available. Please contact Ms Pauline Hill (Practice Development Coordinator) for advice and for details of overseas clinical placement options.
Psychology and Behavioural Science Second year or first semester of third year.
Creative Arts (Fashion) Exchange may be possible in the second semester of the second year.
Creative Arts (Visual Arts) Exchange may be possible in the first semester of the third year.
Medical Science Exchange may be possible in the third year when option topics are available.
Master of Teaching (all streams) The exchange is not possible due to accreditation and teachers registration requirements.
AS A FLINDERS UNIVERSITY STUDENT PARTICIPATING IN THE EXCHANGE PROGRAM, I UNDERSTAND THAT I REMAIN SUBJECT TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY. I AM AWARE AND UNDERSTAND THAT:
For each semester of study undertaken on exchange, I will be billed by Flinders University for the total units credited of tuition fees based on the course(s) in which I am currently enrolled,
It is my responsibility to submit for approval to the Faculty Administrative Officer any proposed changes to my academic program as detailed in the Study Plan as soon as they occur. I will send copies of all correspondence to the relevant Faculty Administrative Officer and Mobility Office.
The International Office will enrol me in an exchange topic for each semester I am on exchange prior to my departure. In the case that I am not able to enrol for the following year prior to my departure, I will enrol online. I acknowledge that studies undertaken on exchange must meet my course requirements.
I must research and prepare a study plan and have it approved by my course/topic coordinator and Faculty Administrative Officer prior to selection.
I must submit the approved study plan to the Mobility Officer prior to selection.
I accept financial responsibility for all costs associated with this exchange including but not limited to housing, room, board, transportation, passports, visas, textbooks and insurance.
I will fulfil my role as an ambassador for Flinders University, abide by the regulations of my host institution and the laws of its country.
I will consult promptly with my host university international advisers (and if necessary the Mobility Officer at Flinders University) should any problems arise in relation to my studies or otherwise during my time on the exchange program.
I will submit a report to the Mobility Officer on my exchange experience within four weeks of the completion of the exchange program.
I will assist with the promotion of exchange programs during and upon my return to Flinders University.
I acknowledge that I have been informed by Flinders of the need to take out adequate travel, medical and hospital insurance cover and am aware that it is my responsibility to arrange this cover.
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Last Updated: 29 Aug 2022
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