Programs by Major: Biology


BELFAST: Queen’s University Belfast

Traditional | Belfast, Northern Ireland

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

When you come to Queen's you'll be getting involved in one of the most exciting universities in the UK - as well as one of the biggest. With 23,000 students and 3,500 staff, the University is the size of a small town and supports a rich and diverse community. This means that the student experience encompasses much more than studying. You will discover many social, cultural, and sporting activities to integrate with the academic aspects of student life. NU study abroad students attend classes with British, Irish, and international students.


BRISBANE: University of Queensland

Traditional | Brisbane, Australia

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

Ranked among the top 100* universities in the world, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's finest higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance to study part of their degree overseas at one of the University’s many highly ranked partner institutions

With campuses based in and around the city of Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of over 48,800 students, including over 11,500 international students from 142 different countries across the globe.

The University’s outstanding 215,000-plus alumni include a Nobel laureate, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, science, public service and the arts.

For more information please visit UQ's website for international students.

*2014-2015; 43 QS World University Rankings|47 US News and World Report Best Global Universities | 65 Times Higher Education Rankings | 85 Academic Ranking of World Universities

CRICOS Provider Number: 00025B

 


CARDIFF: Cardiff University

Traditional | Wales, Wales

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

Cardiff University's academic system is modular which means you will be able to choose classes from several different subjects. You will be able to build your own programme to suit your interests and match it with the degree in Northeastern. The full list of courses that you can choose from can be found in the online module catalogue. This can be found online at: www.cardiff.ac.uk/studyabroad. At Cardiff University, you will be fully integrated into the classroom experience, studying alongside British, European and other International students.


CHRISTCHURCH: University of Canterbury

Traditional | Christchurch, New Zealand

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

This program, on the south island of New Zealand, allows students to live and study in one of the most scenic and picturesque regions of the world. Students spend either the summer/fall or the spring/summer terms at the University of Canterbury. UC offers students a  range of courses in Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences), Business, Education, Engineering, Forestry, Law and Science, with more than 100 disciplines offered from Accounting to Zoology. For those interested in field sciences, the University is known for its network of field stations around the South Island (including an astronomical observatory in the high country) and many courses in the field sciences include field trips within the South Island’s spectacular natural environment.  Students will also have access to all campus resources, including e-mail, campus activities, library facilities, and sports clubs.

Academic calendar - note that there is a compulsory orientation for study abroad students before classes begin

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Elizabeth Dovenberg, Canterbury Full Year 2012-2013; dovenberg.e@husky.neu.edu

 


DUBLIN: University College Dublin

Traditional | Dublin, Ireland

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

Ireland's economy has been growing at a rate above European Union (EU) levels, making it an increasingly popular location for investment. Over 1,200 companies from all over the world have chosen Ireland as their base to do business both locally and on a global scale. Over the last two decades, Ireland has welcomed investment from a wide range of business sectors, including electronics and engineering, pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, computer software, financial services and a range of internationally traded services. Dublin has been at the center of Ireland's phenomenal economic growth, making it an excellent place to study business.


EDINBURGH: University of Edinburgh

Traditional | Edinburgh, Scotland

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

The University of Edinburgh offers students the opportunity to study in one of Europe's most charming capital cities. Its dramatic site and cultural vigor helps Edinburgh regularly top the polls as Britain's best place to live. Students will attend regular University courses with Scottish and visiting international students.


GOLD COAST: Bond University

Traditional | Gold Coast, Australia

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

Bond University is located on the Gold Coast – Australia's sixth largest city, situated on the country's beautiful east coast close to the Queensland/New South Wales state border. Within 10 minutes of our campus, you could be swimming and surfing at the beach, browsing through one of our international shopping centers, or heading out for dinner and a night of dancing in the popular local districts Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise.

Bond offers its students the choice to start in one of our three semesters in January, May or September that conveniently aligns with the Northern Hemisphere academic calendars.  Bond has a busy campus life with over 100 clubs and societies ranging from our Scuba club to our French enthusiasts club.

For more information on Bond please visit the Why Bond webpage.

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HONG KONG: Chinese University of Hong Kong

Traditional | Hong Kong, China

Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (e.mcclanahan@neu.edu)

This program, through the International Asian Study Programs (IASP) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), offers students an opportunity to live and study in this exciting, fast paced city while it defines its new role in modern China. Students are able to select courses, taught in English, from both the IASP curriculum and the regular course offerings of the Chinese University. Students fluent in Mandarin and/or Cantonese language may choose to take courses exclusively taught in these dialects. Classroom discussions, field trips, and every day Chinese life also enable students to immerse themselves in the culture and see, first-hand, the dramatic changes that are taking place each day.

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HONG KONG: City University of Hong Kong

Traditional | Hong Kong, China

Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (e.mcclanahan@neu.edu)

Spend the fall or spring semester studying at one of the top universities in Asia, located in the dynamic city-state of Hong Kong. City University of Hong Kong is a rapidly growing institution with 20,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff spanning the fields of business management, liberal arts and social sciences, science and engineering, creative media, energy and the environment, and law.


LIMERICK: University of Limerick

Traditional | Limerick, Ireland

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

The Study Abroad Programme at the University of Limerick provides students from around the world with an opportunity to take classes on a variety of topics.  UL was named 'University of the Year 2015' in the Sunday Times Good University Guide and has been ranked among the top universities for international students.

Need more reasons to choose the University of Limerick?


Three Seas Program

Traditional | San Juan Island, United States

Program Coordinator: Liz Magee (e.magee@neu.edu)

The Three Seas program provides students the opportunity to spend a year studying marine biology in three different marine environments: in New England at the Northeastern Marine Science Center (Nahant, MA) during the spring semester, and spending the fall in the Pacific Northwest at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories (San Juan Island, Washington) and in the Caribbean at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Bocas del Toro, Panama).

This is a unique opportunity for students to live and work in the environments that they are studying. Three Seas is a unique program in that no other college program in the sciences offers the opportunity to learn in three diverse ecosystem locations, explore the field in such depth, and enroll in such a wide variety of marine biology courses.