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University of Technology Sydney - Direct Enroll
Fall 2024 Semester Sydney

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About the Program

Imagine taking a field trip to experience Australia’s diverse ecology and landscape for one of your environmental science courses or having full access to world-leading technology, like the Engineering Remote Laboratory where you can perform real-time experiments from anywhere and at any time. The University of Technology Sydney (UTS), a world-renowned research university with cutting-edge facilities, provides you with a comprehensive curriculum to fit your major. You’ll have access to a wide range of courses in STEM fields, and UTS’ featured programs in Data Science & Analytics and Sport & Exercise Science offer students in these disciplines a great opportunity to internationalize their degree while staying on track for graduation.


  • Overview
  • Location:
  • Sydney
  • Dates:
  • 7/19/24 - 12/1/24
  • Price:
  • $21,595
  • Credits:
  • 15
  • Deadlines
  • Apply by:
  • Closed
  • Withdraw by:
  • 5/19/24
  • Application Requirements
  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Program Participation Agreement
  • Transcript - Official
  • Eligibility
  • Education
  • 1 Year of College
  • Course Prerequisites:
  • Some courses may have prerequisites.
  • Minimum
  • 2.5

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a leading research university specializing in science, technology, and emerging disciplines right in the center of Sydney. Choose from over 130 courses across traditional and emerging disciplines such as architecture, built environment, design, engineering, information technology, pharmacy, and sciences.
Study at the CEA CAPA Sydney Center, centrally located in a bustling Haymarket neighborhood, and take courses in a wide variety of subject areas that encourage you to explore this diverse and vibrant city through in-classroom study and out-of-classroom experiences.

When in Sydney you can choose standard housing. Housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can't guarantee housing preferences.

Program Structure

Enroll in 1 CEA CAPA course at the CEA CAPA Sydney Center and 3 UTS courses.  If you are participating in the Data Science & Analytics or Sport & Exercise Science Program your UTS enrollment will be distributed as following: you will select 1-2 courses from the curated course list for that respective program, and you will select your remaining UTS course(s) from the full University of Technology Sydney course list. 

UTS utilizes credit points and represent a measure of the student’s workload by subject. Most subjects at UTS are 6 credit points each, which equals 4 credits in the U.S. semester system. The CEA CAPA course is 3 credits/45 contact hours. You may earn 15 credits.

Due to differences in the Australian higher education system, there is no standard for the number of days a week a course may meet. Class meeting times vary across departments and subject areas.

The academic structure below lists a small sample of the hundreds of courses available. You will have access to introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in a wide range of courses in the fields of engineering, information technology, creative intelligence and innovation, the sciences, and much more. See below for information how to access the University of Technology Sydney website for a full list of courses.

Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Please note that you will receive two transcripts in connection with this program: The CEA CAPA course will be transcripted by University of New Haven, while the rest of your courses will be transcripted by University of Technology Sydney.


The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.

*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.

Navigating the University of Technology Sydney Website for Courses

Click here to access UTS's handbook for a full list of courses with details. It includes important information and comprehensive details about course content and structure, subject and elective choices, attendance patterns, and credit-point requirements.
You can also refer to the Subjects Guide by Faculty for courses commonly taken by study abroad students.

Couple of notes to keep in mind:

  • In Australia, the fall (autumn) semester occurs in the first half of the year (February to June). Spring semester occurs in the second half of the year (July to November).
  • Some courses may have pre-requisites requiring students to have already completed specific courses or equivalents at a lower level. As a study abroad student, you are not expected to have taken the specific pre-requisite requirement, but you must have studied a relevant or similar course/module in your home country/institution. You should take previous academic experience into account when making course choices.
  • Some courses may have co-requisites, which means that the course and the co-requisite must be taken at the same time. If no pre-requisites or co-requisites are specified, then courses should be open to all students.
  • At UTS, courses are validated at a level corresponding to a particular year of study. The levels are as follows:
    - L1 (Level 1), which is equivalent to the 1st year of an undergraduate degree (similar to 100 level, introductory level)
    - L2 (Level 2) which is equivalent to the 2nd year of an undergraduate degree (similar to 200 level, prior knowledge is required)
    - L3 (Level 3) which is equivalent to the 3rd year of an undergraduate degree (similar to 300 level, advanced level)
    - L4 (Level 4) which is equivalent to the 4th year of an undergraduate degree (similar to 400 level, advanced level)


Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Visit the dazzling Blue Mountains and Featherdale National Park where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos and koalas.

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Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo

This excursion includes an overnight stay with dinner inside the Taronga Zoo.

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Sample Budget

This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.

Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.

Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.

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Sample Calendar

Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA CAPA before purchasing airline tickets.

You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite.

Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.

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