Key information

Host Institution: Nanyang Technological University

Location: Singapore

Dates: Dates vary depending on the course you select

  • 2-week course: 26 June - 13 July 2024; or 10 July - 13 July 2024
  • 4-week course: 26 June - 27 July 2024

Costs: SGD 1,070 (approx. A$1,200) + housing and airfares (more information can be found below)


  • A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available
  • $8,817 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Application deadline: 17 March 2024


Embark on an enriching learning journey in Singapore, where you can enhance your knowledge through a variety of dynamic courses at our esteemed partner university, Nanyang Technological University, ranked among the top 1% globally. 

This Short-term Exchange program spans 2-4 weeks, offering a distinctive global perspective in one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities. As an exchange student studying at NTU's Summer School, you'll engage with a diverse student community, broaden your horizons, and forge lasting connections. 

All classes are conducted in English (except language courses), allowing you to earn academic credit towards your Swinburne degree- where you'll complete 1 unit in as fast as 2 or 4 weeks!

Beyond the classroom, you'll be able to discover the beauty and culture of Singapore. From iconic landmarks to delicious cuisine, every day promises a new adventure!

Courses offered

Choose 1 or 2 courses from the following study areas (tracks):

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Creative Design and Media
  • Success in the Globalised Marketplace
  • New Technologies, New World

Note: Students are allowed to register up to 2 courses within each track or across different tracks. However, make sure that there are no clashes in the timetables between the courses. 

Eligibility criteria

To apply for this program, students must:

  • be enrolled into an Undergraduate degree
  • meet the overseas exchange program eligibility requirements
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • meet any pre-requisites listed by the host institution and for the courses you choose

Academic credit

You are able to take this program as credit for one or two of your elective units. Alternatively, you may be able to use core units for this program, subject to approval from your Course Director.

Credit equivalence

3 or 4 AU credits = 12.5 CP (1 unit) at Swinburne

8 AU credits = 25 CP (2 units) at Swinburne


Program cost: SGD $1,070 (approx. A$1200)

This program cost is paid to the host institution and includes the following:

  • Registration and administration fees
  • Campus orientation
  • Cultural & social activities
  • Mandatory Group Hospitalisation and Surgical Insurance (GHSI) for International students
Accommodation fees:
  • 2-week stay: SGD $510 (approx. A$590)
  • 4-week stay: SGD $930 (approx. A$1,070)

The host university will be able to provide further information upon application.

Note: Tuition fees to the host university are waived for students completing a short-term exchange program at one of our partner universities. You will continue to pay your regular tuition fees to Swinburne while you are on the program.

There may be other program costs incurred outside of tuition fees, including living expenses, airfares, and visas (if applicable). 

Gardens by the bay in Singapore

More information about Nanyang Technological University

Visit Nanyang Technological University's website for more information on their short-term Summer program and the courses offered.


Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think

Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants

This program has A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available.

This grant can help offset travel and living expenses for your overseas internship and are available to both Domestic and International UG or PG students. Students can apply for a grant as part of the application process.


Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$8,817 (depending on your program destination) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility see Fee Help and Scholarships.


Students must first apply to Swinburne Abroad following the short-term exchange application process. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Final application deadline: 17 March 2024
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Alternatively, you can contact us at or +61 3 9214 5926.

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