Woman on a swing overlooking the rice fields in Ubud, Bali

Semester Abroad

Students from Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology degree programmes can apply to study a semester at a partner university abroad. Applications are done in first year, and you would go abroad in second year. This is a credit-bearing option which does not add any time to your degree.

You will go on exchange for a semester (around 4-6 months) in your second year or third year. This option does not add any extra time to your degree and is credit bearing.

  • Go abroad in second year: Three year degree programmes and four year degree programmes which include a Year in Industry
  • Go abroad in third year: All other four year degree programmes


Communications and Media with Sociology student, Yumi, spent a semester of her studies at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Read about Yumi's Semester Abroad here

Student looking out the window onto Sydney skyline

It is so refreshing and inspiring to be in a new study environment and super exciting to be in a completely new country with tonnes of places to explore, new friends to meet and memories that will last forever.

Yumi, Communications and Media with Sociology student

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