The information below is for Winter 2018 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Winter 2019 will be available in late-2018 or early-2019. 

Ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide, Nanyang Technological University places you in an academically stimulating environment that is both culturally enriching and socially fulfilling.

The NTU Short Term Summer Programme opens up fascinating Asian cultural experiences and opportunities and at the same time equips you with key entrepreneurial skills for venture into Asia.

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Design & Media
  • Science & Technology

UQ students can choose to participate in one of four different course tracks. Go to the 'Courses' tab to find the full list of courses, dates and faculty-specific information.

Credit equivalent 

3 AUs = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 6 AUs are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the NTU entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2018 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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UQ students are able to complete a variety of courses within one of four tracks:

Track 1: Chinese Language & Cultural Studies
  • Start Date: 02 Jul 2018
  • End Date: 27 Jul 2018
Track 2: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Asia: Term 2
  • Start Date: 03 July 2018
  • End Date: 14 July 2018
  • Students enrolling in this course must take a minimum of 6 AUs. 
Track 3: Creative Design & Media
  • Start Date: 02 Jul 2018
  • End Date: 27 Jul 2018
Track 4: Success in the Globalised Marketplace - Business and Management Courses  

4-week Session

  • Start Date: 02 Jul 2018
  • End Date: 27 Jul 2018

6-week Session 

  • Start Date: 25 June 2018
  • End Date: 3 August 2018
Track 5: New Technologies, New World
  • Start Date: 02 Jul 2018
  • End Date: 27 Jul 2018



Tuition and administrative fees will be approximately $2,100 - $3,100 AUD. Accommodation fees are extra. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website

Xinyue - 2018

In the programme, I made a lot of friends in the same classes and NTU's activities. It is really good to meet different people from different countries and backgrounds. The courses I chose made me pay more attention to details in life and discover the wonderful things by myself.

Read more of Xinyue's story here. 


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad applications for Winter 2019 will open in December 2018.

Program Dates

Program dates vary, see the 'Courses' tab for more information. 

Dates listed are for Winter 2018 and are to be used as a reference only.

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Singapore
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.