Key information

Partner 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


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. Engage with a diverse student community, broaden your horizons, and forge lasting connections.

All classes are conducted in English, 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 one course 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

Eligibility criteria

Students must:

Academic credit

You are able to take this program as credit for one 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.


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.

Please note that there may be other program costs incurred outside of tuition fees.

Program cost: SGD $1,070 (approx. A$1230)

The program cost 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.


OS HELP Loans of up to A$7,348 (as at 2023) are available for eligible students to help cover your costs.

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

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.


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

Swinburne application period closes: 17 March 2024.

Apply now

Gardens by the bay in Singapore

Has this program sparked your interest?

If you'd like to learn more, contact Swinburne Abroad for more information and to get help with your application. Contact us at or +61 3 9214 5926.

Alternatively, you can visit Nanyang Technological University's website for further information.