BRISBANE: Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Australia

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  • Fall Semester - Mid July to Mid November
  • Spring Semester - Late February to Late June

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 15
  • Spring Semester - October 1


Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (

QUT Exchange Program is specially designed for Inbound Exchange students from our partner institutions who meet the exchange eligibility requirements. Students are eligible to study at QUT for one or two semesters.

What's it like in Brisbane?  Check out Life as a QUT International Student for more information.

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You can select from a comprehensive range of QUT units and custom design your program to suit your interests. From communication to civil engineering, environmental law to education, international business to information technology, public health to psychology, students can combine four units from across our seven faculties.

QUT strongly advises students select at least eight (8) units per semester on their application to allow for timetable changes and clashes.

Students will take four units for a total of 16 NU credits.

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Our real-world approach means that teaching goes beyond the textbook – students work on real case studies for real companies. Work placement opportunities, group projects and learning from lecturers who are still active in their industry means you will be better prepared for the working world.

Based in Brisbane, QUT is a highly successful Australian university with an excellent graduate employment rate, global connections and a world-class record in applied research. QUT has a ranking of world standard or above in more than three quarters of its research assessed under the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia assessment framework (2010).

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility
  •  If English is not your first language, you may be required to proof proficiency.
  • QUT accepts scores from TOEFL and IELTS.

Application Procedure

    Completed OISP online application

    Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • QUT application form
    • Official transcript
    • Evidence of English language proficiency (only required if English is not your first language)
    • Notarized copy of Passport ID Page

    If you would like to take any units (classes) in Accounting, Economics, Management or Engineering units with prerequisites, you must also submit syllabi from relevant courses you have taken at Northeastern to GEO.


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Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $22,660

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($22,310), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.


Temporary Accommodation

QUT recommends students book temporary accommodation for their first few weeks in Brisbane and use the time to search for more permanent accommodation. Temporary accommodation is usually a hostel or hotel in Brisbane.

If booking permanent accommodation prior to your arrival, be sure to read the terms and conditions of your lease/rental agreement carefully before signing or making any payments.

Permanent Accommodation

QUT has an Accommodation Office to assist inbound students in locating a suitable place to stay during their time at QUT.

In Brisbane, there are a range of including Student Accommodation providers, Homestay service and share houses. Many students look for a share house after arriving in Brisbane and arrange their accommodation in Brisbane within two weeks.

More information on housing options is available on QUT's website.


QUT has Brisbane’s only two full service, inner-city campuses: Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove.

Gardens Point George Street, Brisbane city

• Built Environment and Engineering • Business • Law and Justice • Science and Technology

Situated on the Brisbane River, adjacent to the City Botanic Gardens and Queensland’s Parliament House, the convenient inner-city location reinforces QUT’s links with business and industry while creating a dynamic environment for students.


Kelvin Grove Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane

• Creative Industries • Education • Health • English Language, Foundation, Diploma and University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation and IELTS test centre (QUT International College)

Kelvin Grove campus has become the hub of innovative space and enterprise, housing the QUT Creative Industries Precinct and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI). The campus is adjacent to the Kelvin Grove Urban Village, an integrated award-winning development between QUT and the Queensland Government, which includes convenient student accommodation.