Program Comparison

Selecting a program is a crucial step to your overseas study experience. Our programs vary in duration, terms, GPA required, year level availability, disciplinary and credit offered and time offered. It is important to fully understand your options to determine the right fit for you. Whether you are looking to study overseas for a few weeks, one semester or a whole year, we have programs that suit your needs.

Read our program comparison charts to understand your options. 


Semester-length chart:

  Exchange Virtual Exchange Year in Asia Independent Study Abroad
Study Level Undergraduates and Some Postgraduates Undergraduates Undergraduates Undergraduates, Postgraduates
Length 1 Semester 1 Semester 1 Year

1 Semester to 2 Semesters

(with approval)

Credits gained Credit-bearing, 
usually 24 units
Credit-bearing, 6 units  or depends on how many courses taken Credit-bearing, usually 48 units Depends on approval
Tuition Fees Pay tuition fees to ANU and study at partner universities Pay tuition fees to ANU and study virtually Pay tuition fees to ANU and participate in Year in Asia program offered by CAP Pay to third party and apply directly to the university
Provider ANU Global Programs ANU Global Programs College of Asia and Pacific (CAP) External Provider (you will have to source this yourself)

 

Short-course options chart

 

PRIMO

College-led Programs

Other Short Courses

Study Level

First-year Undergraduates

Undergraduates and Some Postgraduates

Undergraduates and Some Postgraduates

Length

3-6 weeks

3-6 weeks

3-6 weeks

Credits gained

Credit-bearing -Usually 6 - 12 units

Credit-bearing - Usually 6 units

Credit-bearing -

Usually 6 units

Tuition fees

Depends on provider ad course selection - either pay tuition fees to ANU and study at partner universities or pay directly to other universities. See each course for detailed information.

 

Provider

ANU Global Programs

ANU Global Programs and ANU Colleges

ANU Global Programs,  ANU Colleges and external provider.