The AIM Overseas Peruvian Biodiversity and Sustainability course provides knowledge of the theory and practice of this concept. Topics aim to stimulate a critical examination of the potential of biological resources and interactions in meeting sustainability goals while also understand the need for a constant economic growth and social equity.

This course is specifically created to address the complex issues of Environmental Sustainability as they relate to biodiversity conservation with its main focus in Perú.

Fields of study

  • Biological sciences
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental Sciences

You can contact UQ Abroad for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the AIM Overseas website.  

Credit equivalent

3 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the AIM Overseas for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM Overseas. 

AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible. 

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Costs

The program fee is approximately $5,990 AUD.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 30 April 2019
Host: 01 April 2019

Program Dates

Start: 30 June 2019
End: 27 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Cusco, Peru
Credit: For-credit 
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

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