The information below is for programs offered in Winter 2019. Winter 2020 program details will be updated as they become available from the host. Please do not apply to UQ until the updated Winter 2020 information is available and updated.

Asia is a dynamic region that is home to culturally diverse societies at varying stages of transformation. Spend this summer at one of Asia's best universities. Join the SMU Global Summer Programme to immerse yourself in Asia and it's many possibilities.

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Business

UQ students can choose to take a maximum of two courses. For more information regarding program specifics, visit the host program website.

Credit equivalent 

1 SMU Credit = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 2 SMU 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 Singapore Management University for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the SMU entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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Tuition and administrative fees will be approximately AUD $3,190 -$5,310. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.


Accommodation is not provided. More information regarding alternative accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

SMU Global Summer Programme

BEL Credit Assessment

Economic Globalisation and Asia

Approved for #2 unspecified level 2, Group 3 Econ elective

ACCT003 Capital Markets in China

Approved for #2 unspecified level 2 BCom Group 3 elective

MGMT320 Innovation for Asia’s Smart Cities

Approved for #2 unspecified level 2 general elective

IS446 Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights

Approved for Level 2 Group 3 BBusMan elective

The Legal Environment of Business: An Asian Perspective

Approved for #2 level 2 general elective

Entrepreneurship in Asia

Approved for #2 unspecified level 1 BBusMan Group 3 course

MGMT223 Social Entrepreneurship in Asia

Approved for TIMS3304 Social Entrepreneurship

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: TBC

Program Dates

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 26 July 2019

The dates listed above are for the Winter 2019 program. Dates for the Winter 2020 program are TBC. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Singapore
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate


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.