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Macquarie University

Macquarie University
Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, Macquarie University was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.
Location: 
Sydney, Australia
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Fall
Spring
Academic Year
Academic Disciplines: 
Accounting
Anthropology
Atmospheric Science
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Communication Studies
Dance
Design
Economics
Electrical Engineering
English
English Literature
Environmental Studies
Film & Media Studies
Finance
Geography
Geology
Global & International Studies
History
Information Systems
Journalism
Linguistics
Management & Leadership
Marine Science
Marketing
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Speech-Language-Hearing
Strategic Communication
Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Education--Elementary
Education--Unified Early Childhood
Education--Middle Mathematics
Education--Middle Science
Education--History
Education--English
Education--Health & Physical Ed
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Highlights: 
  • Petermann Scholarship available. See Further Reading below for more information.
Program Summary: 

Macquarie University is a large, public university with more than 39,000 students. It has a thriving international student population making it one of the most international Universities in the world. The campus offers a wide range of services to support students in their academic endeavors, as well as a vibrant campus life.

Location: 

Macquarie University is located in North Ryde, 30 minute drive, or 45 minutes by public transportation,  northwest of Sydney Harbor and the Sydney central business district.You will enjoy the best of both worlds with many activities offered in Sydney’s booming city life, as well as the relaxing nearby beaches and Sydney harbor. This vibrant city offers a little something for everyone. Macquarie Univresity is connected to the city by underground rail with its own dedicated train station.

Housing: 

Students have a choice of on-campus housing or student apartments at Macquarie Village near campus. At Macquarie Village students have their own private room and bathroom with shared kitchen, dining and living facilities.

For additional information, please click here.

Eligibility: 

Students must have sophomore status by the beginning of the program and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Further Reading: 

Joe Petermann Study Abroad Australia Memorial Scholarship
Fund created for an out-of-state, male student in his 3rd or 4th year of study at KU.  The student must have expressed interest in other cultures and who will be studying abroad for a full semester in Australia.  Awards up to $1,700.  Interested students should complete the OSA Merit and Financial Need General Scholarship application to be considered for this scholarship.


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Add Course: 
Speech Physiology
SPH 308
This course counts as both SPLH 462 (3) AND SPLH 450 (1) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Phonetics and Phonology
LING 217
This course counts as both SPLH 465 (1) AND SPLH 450 (3) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Introduction to Psycholinguistics
LING 214/PSY 238
This course counts as both SPLH 466 (3) AND SPLH 450 (1) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Child Language Acquisition
LING 334
This course counts as both SPLH 565 (1) AND SPLH 566 (3) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Communication Disorders Placement
LING 288
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
4
Language, Literacy and Learning
EDUC260
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Information and Communication Technoloogies and Education
EDUC261
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Education: The Psychological Context
EDUC105
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Education: The Psychological Context
EDUC105
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Reading Acquisition in the Primary Classroom
EDUC371
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Classroom Management and Assessment
EDUC267
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Literacy in a Multicultural Society
EDUC373
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Literacy in a Multicultural Society
EDUC373
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Education: The Learner
EDUC262
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Education: The Learner
EDUC262
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Michelle Casavant (SOE Director of Advising) is the contact for course approvals.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Child Language Acquisition
LING 334
This course counts as both SPLH 566 (3) AND SPLH 565 (1) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Methods of Social Research
SOC 224
This course counts as both SPLH 660 (3) AND SPLH 450 (1) for a total of 4 credits.
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
See Note
Foundations in Gender Studies
GEN110
Private Notes/Additional Information: 
Katie will create a lower level topics course for this to count
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Reading Gender in Everyday Life
GEN210
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Modern Families
GEN320
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Gender and Crime
GEND310
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Love, Sex, and Friendship
SOC315
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Introductory Statistics
STAT170
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2017
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2022
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3

Announcements

Deadlines extended for selected Winter Break, Spring Break, and Spring semester-long study abroad programs! See below for full list of programs: 

Programs with Extended Deadlines (PDF)

 

Study Abroad Financial Advising
The Office of Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 pm and Thursday afternoons from 12:30-1:30 pm in room 203 Lippincott Hall.  For those that can not attend the weekly Info Sessions, we also offer individualized study abroad financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.

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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
17th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
1,357 KU students participated in international study, internship, and research programs in 2011-12
Nearly 25 percent of KU undergraduate students participate in a study abroad program prior to graduation
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 130 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
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