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Australia: Multi-City - Engineering Program (Intersession)
Canberra, Australia; Sydney, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Intersession,
Program Cost
To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Intersession 2017 09/28/2016
Rolling Admission 01/04/2017 01/23/2017
NOTE: IMPORTANT: The ARRIVAL date for this program is January 4th. Due to the length of travel and time difference, students will need to depart the US the night of January 2nd to arrive in Sydney on January 4th. For the return leg, students will depart Sydney on the 23rd and arrive in the US on the 23rd. Do not book travel until you are fully enrolled in the program.
Intersession 2018 04/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Professor(s): Dr. Thomas Schubert Internships: No
Disciplines offered: Engineering Accomodations: Hotel
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 302 or consent of instructor Program Advisor: Sabrina Kaiser -
Tuition Remission Eligible Program: Yes Program Type: Undergraduate
Program Description:

Sydney Opera House

AUSTRALIA: Sydney and Canberra

Australia Engineering Program


Australia is well known for its natural beauty and unique contemporary culture. The country is renowned for its rich wildlife, spectacular beaches, and amazing physical features such as the red deserts of the Outback and the Great Barrier Reef. In addition to boasting a variety of untouched natural wonders, Australia is also one of the world's most highly urbanised countries and is well known for the cosmopolitan attractions of its culturally rich cities.

Sydney: Sydney is the most populous city of Australia and is built around Sydney Harbour, leading to its nickname, "the Harbour City". It is most noted for the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and beaches such as Bondi. With 240 days of warm sunshine and multiple fun activities to choose from, many view Sydney as Australia's favorite city. The city itself is surrounded by national parks (with majestic mountain ranges & the World Heritage Rainforests of the Blue Mountains), contains many bays (such as the endless white sandy beaches of Port Stephens), and rivers and inlets (making it a delightful wine growing area such as the Hunter Wine Valley). There are also outback koala and animal farms, and fruit picking orchards. Between the museums, shops, dinning, harbor cruises, botanic gardens, beaches, historic sights, and eco-delightful surroundings, Sydney is endlessly discoverable. 

Canberra: From national monuments to National Parks, from observatories to conservatories and physical culture to viticulture, Australia's capital, Canberra, is a city of many parts. Of all the cities in Australia, you will find that Canberra is one of the most convenient, safe, and pleasant in which to live and study. Medium-sized by Australian standards, Canberra combines the advantages of big city life - shopping malls, cinemas, art galleries, sporting facilities, markets, theatres, festivals and coffee shops - with all the aspects usually associated with smaller cities - void of traffic congestion and pollution problems, and blessed with an abundance of greenery, to name a couple. 



Course Offered: ELEC 403: Advanced Electronic Circuit Design (pre-requisite: ELEC 302 or permission of instructor)

Professor: Dr. Thomas Schubert

Course Description: Analysis and design of analog and digital electronic circuits and systems including: oscillators, waveform generation, communication circuits, power electronics, and digital gates; computer-aided analysis and design; lecture/recitation and occasional lab/demonstration. Lecture material will be enhanced through site visits and excursions throughout Australia.

Sydney engineering


For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. 


Students are housed in hotels in Sydney and Canberra.


All students will need a visa to travel to Australia. The cost for the visa is 20 AUD and the entire process is completed online. Information regarding the visa application will be sent to students after their acceptance to the program. 


Classroom lectures are enhanced through cultural activities and excursions.  Sites visited will include the Powerhouse Museum, the Sydney Opera House, and the Canberra Deep Space Complex, as well as University of Technology-Sydney, University of New South Wales, and Australia National University.  

Sydney engineering   Australia INT.


To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)