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Study Abroad

Deakin University - Winter

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    Deakin University has a passion for International education and the Australian Studies Summer School offers the chance to satisfy intellectual and cultural curiosity about one of the world’s most diverse cultures. Learning outcomes include cultural orientation skills; history, culture, and analyses. Additionally, this program will entertain and heighten your understanding of Australia today. The program includes cultural excursions in Melbourne and a Learn to Surf excursion on the world famous Great Ocean Road.

    Location Melbourne, Australia
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Winter
    Program Dates Program Dates: January 4 to January 19, 2018 (*Students will be leaving the program early in order to return in time for their Spring semester). Please note that students must plan their flights to arrive in time for the January 4th mandatory orientation event.

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *Students receive 4 credits, and a DEC J.

    For students following the Stony Brook Curriculum(SBC) this programs fulfills GLO, SBS and EXP+.

    *Students accepted to participate through the SBU program will leave the program one week early in order to be back in time for the start of the Spring 2017 semester. Students are still responsible for course information of the last week, completing and submitting assignments through the Deakin student online account.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Winter
    Living Arrangements Dormitory-Style Residence

    Additional Information

    Credits earned on this program do not calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.

  • Requirements


    GPA 3.0
    Application Deadline November 1
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate

    $278 per credit for NY residents

    $1,008 per credit for non-residents

    Program Fee $3,200: Includes housing, books, welcome dinner, airport transfer to campus, excursions in Melbourne, learn to surf excursion (Fee subject to change)
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
    Other Fees $1,000 approximately: meals, personal expenses
    Travel Costs $2,700 approximately for airfare and visa. Students may be required to travel together to the study abroad site. The study abroad advisor will provide details to participants once available.
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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