The AIM Overseas Public Health in Mexico offers rich and intensive academic content coupled with practical hands-on experience. Gain an understanding of both the public and private healthcare systems and the differences between them. 

The Public Health in Mexico program also has a large focus on looking at community health. The University of La Salle has excellent linkages with community organisations working in some of the poorer areas of Mexico City. This allows participants to get a feel for the ‘front line’ of dealing with health issues in a developing country.

Fields of study

  • Health sciences
  • Public health

You can contact the Global Experiences team for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest.

Find more information regarding specific courses on the AIM Overseas website.

Credit Equivalent

3 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 3 credits (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.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience 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. This program is extremely popular and applications may be full at this stage. Please contact AIM overseas for more details before applying. 

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Costs

The program fee is approximately $5,340 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 cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Samuel - 2019

I wanted to do an exchange, but i left it quite late in my degree and I was in a position where i needed to do complete mostly 3rd year subjects. By doing a short term exchange, I was able to have the experience that I was after, without commiting an entire semester to exchange subjects.

Read more of Samuel's story here

 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 11 January 2020
End: 08 February 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


*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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