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 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 the Global Experiences team 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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact AIM Overseas for visa and immigration information.

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experience team 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 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 $5,790 AUD.

The above information is for Summer 2018/2019 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Summer 2019/2020 will be available soon.

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: 10 September
Host: 16 September

Program Dates

Start: 04 January 2020
End: 01 February 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Cusco, Peru
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate*


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

 

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences 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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