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Australian National University

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Subject areas

Commerce, Design, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Music, Science


Australia, Oceania (Australia/Pacific)

Language of instruction


Level of study

Both UG/PG

Additional information

Inbound exchange webpage: click here.

Course catalogue can be found here: click here.

ANU offers a broad range of accommodation choices for students, within a diverse and vibrant community.

Accommodation is guaranteed for incoming exchange students in ANU-operated accommodation.

Further accommodation information can be found here: click here.

Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Australian degrees have similar structure to NZ. Normal full time load 4 courses each semester.

6 ANU Credits = 15 VUW points

Minimum full time load: 18 units per semester
Maximum full-time load: 24 units per semester
Most courses are worth 6 units each.

For each semester, students are advised to select up to six classes/courses for consideration.

Courses taught at 1000, 2000 and 3000 level transfer back to Vic at 100, 200 and 300 levels respectively.

Exchange restrictions

The School of Art (College of Arts and Social Sciences) Applicants for Visual Arts courses must submit a portfolio of 12-15 images (slides, photographs, CD, jpeg files or a website) of current work at their home institution.

The School of Music (College of Arts and Social Sciences) Applicants for music courses must submit a quality audio/video tape of themselves performing. Musicology and composition students should check the requirements with the Student Mobility Program.

Applicants wishing to study at the ANU College of Law must be pursuing a Law Degree at their home university leading to admission to practice and have a B+ GPA.

Applicants wishing to study a full time load (four x 6 unit courses) at the ANU College of Business and Economics (Actuarial Studies, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Business and International Business, Business Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Financial Statistics) must be studying these disciplines at their home university. However students not majoring in one of these areas may take up to one College of Business and Economics course