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Application for incoming cross-institutional study / single unit of study

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All applications must be submitted at least four weeks before the commencement of the unit of study.


Who should complete this form?

  • Applicants wishing to undertake single units of study.
  • Applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program at another university wishing to undertake Cross Institutional Study at Swinburne University of Technology. Information about units of study and prerequisites can be obtained from the Swinburne University of Technology Course Search.
  • Applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program at Swinburne who wish to undertake Single Units of Study or Cross Institutional Study at a university (other than Swinburne University of Technology) should NOT complete this form. These students should fill in and submit the Application for Outgoing Cross Institutional Study Form

What Is A Single Unit Of Study And What Is Cross Institutional Study?

Single Unit/s of Study

Single unit/s of study are taken outside an award program. Students are not enrolled in a Swinburne degree program and do not receive an award at the completion of study. Single units of study are only offered on a full-fee paying basis.

Cross Institutional Study (Incoming students)

Cross Institutional enrolment is available to students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs at any university (the “home” university) who may wish to enrol in unit/s of study at Swinburne (the “host” university). The term Cross Institutional Study applies to students enrolled at another university and given approval to study at Swinburne University of Technology.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites must be met for all units of study. Postgraduate applicants may be subject to program entry/admission requirements. Applicants must show evidence of meeting prerequisites (by attaching a certified copy of their results). Details of prerequisites are available at www.swinburne.edu.au/courses. Please refer to section titled "What supporting documentation must I provide?" below.

How Do I Complete This Form?

  1. Complete all questions
  2. Ensure that you attach certified copies of all relevant documentation. Please refer to section below for more information.
  3. Submit the completed form and all supporting documents on the next page

All applications must be submitted at least four weeks before the commencement of the unit of study.

If you require assistance please contact studentHQ by calling 1300 794 628 or by submitting an online enquiry via Ask George

What Supporting Documentation Must I Provide?

Please check the program requirements to determine if additional information such as portfolio is required with your application.

Specific Requirements for Incoming Cross Institutional Study

  • Proof of Identification in the form of:
    • Australian Citizens – certified copy of passport, birth certificate or certificate of citizenship.
    • Australian Permanent Residents – certified copy of passport/visa.
    • New Zealand Citizens – certified copy of passport.
    • International Students – certified copy of passport/visa.
  • Scanned certified copy of transcript of results as proof of completion of prerequisite study.
  • Proof of completion of academic qualifications, where appropriate.
  • An extract from the "home" institution’s syllabus to demonstrate that Swinburne prerequisite requirements have been met, where applicable.
  • A Commonwealth Assistance Form for those students eligible to enrol on a HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP basis.
  • Approval from Home Institution - Please download, complete and then upload on the next page
  • For international applicants, evidence of English language proficiency, ie: certified copy of IELTS or TOEFL test results certificate.
  • Translations of supporting documentation if original documents are in a language other than English.

Specific Requirements for Single Unit/s of Study

  • Proof of Identification in the form of:
    • Australian Citizens – certified copy of passport, birth certificate or certificate of citizenship.
    • Australian Permanent Residents – certified copy of passport/visa.
    • New Zealand Citizens – certified copy of passport.
    • International Students – certified copy of passport/visa.
  • Certified copy of transcript of results as proof of completion of prerequisite study.
  • Proof of completion of academic qualifications, where appropriate.
  • For international applicants, evidence of English language proficiency, ie: certified copy of IELTS or TOEFL test results certificate.
  • Translations of supporting documentation if original documents are in a language other than English.
  • A current curriculum vitae, if required.

What Happens After I Lodge My Application Form?

Selection And Availability

  • Enrolment is determined on a semester/term basis for each unit of study.
  • Applicants will be assigned a place, where available after all Swinburne award program students have enrolled.
  • Dependent on enrolment quotas, offers may be made as late as the first week of classes.
  • Generally, offers will be sent to successful applicants prior to the start of a semester/term, where possible. Unsuccessful applicants will also be advised.

Fees for Cross Institutional Enrolments

Applicants are liable for payment of student contributions or tuition fees at Swinburne University of Technology, Swinburne will determine the fee basis for cross institutional enrolment.

Fees for Single Unit/s of Study

Applicants are liable for payment of tuition fees to Swinburne. Students are not eligible for FEE-HELP for single unit/s of study enrolment. Applicants whose fees will be paid by their employer at the time of their enrolment must contact their Faculty for details about third party invoicing options. Further information about unit of study fees can be found at www.swinburne.edu.au/fees or www.swinburne.edu.au/courses.