UC Virtual Exchange Summer 2021/2022 


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Akita International University (AIU)

Higher intermediate Japanese and Issues in Contemporary Japan (Online)

  • When: 6 January to 16 February 2022 (6 weeks)
  • Courses (modules): This course is offered by Akita International University which is an online Project-Based Learning (PBL) course with AIU students and is designed for students at a higher-intermediate level of Japanese. Students will engage in a joint project on a social issue in contemporary Japan (such as work-life balance and aging population) with AIU students. Last year, students interviewed local Japanese people regarding their perspectives on their lives and work. You can see the detailed information on the joint project from last year. You should see further details about the course such as course content, learning objectives, assessments, etc, in course syllabus in English and Akita tentative class schedule of the course online. (Course syllabus in Japanese is also available). Synchronous and asynchronous classes are included and you are required to attend the online classes.
  • Entry requirements: you have completed at least one year of study towards your Bachelor of Arts with a B average or above and you have gained at least 30 points in JAPA at 200-level or above (i.e. you must have passed either JAPA215 or JAPA216, or above), with at least a B grade. Priorities will be given to students majoring in Japanese. 
    (Note: places are limited. If you are selected by UC, you will need to apply to AIU and have an online interview with AIU in December as part of the selection process. AIU will be selecting students based on their language ability, willingness to learn, and interest in a Japanese language and a social issue in contemporary Japan.)
  • UC credit: You will receive 24 points of unspecified JAPA (Japanese) at 300 level for successfully completing and meeting all of the requirements of the Akita International University – Higher intermediate Japanese and Issues in Contemporary Japan (Online) course.
  • Fees: Standard UC tuition fee equivalent to the course load of the AIU course above. As an Exchange student, you don’t need to pay the programe fee to AIU.

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Online Bachelor European Summer Program Australia / New Zealand 2022

  • Theme: Doing Business in Europe
  • When: 16 January to 28 January 2022 (two weeks)
  • Courses: 9 academic modules including cultural topics to be completed over 2 weeks.
  • The programme is taught in English and specifically designed for Commerce students in New Zealand and Australia. See the tentative schedule with detailed information about the programme and the WHU’s website (under “Frequently Asked Questions” and “Downloads”.
  • Entry requirement: At least 1 year of study towards your BCom at UC (with at least a B- average GPA).
  • UC credit: You will receive 15 points unspecified 200-level Commerce credit for successfully completing and meeting all of the requirements of the full WHU Online Bachelor European Summer Program Australia & New Zealand 2022 “Doing Business in Europe”.
  • Fees: Standard UC tuition fee for a 15 point Commerce course and WHU’s registration fee.

Audencia Business School

Online Winter Term 2022 (UC’s Summer)

Ready to apply?

Apply online by the following application deadlines.

Application deadlines

Akita International University - Higher intermediate Japanese and Issues in Contemporary Japan (Online)

  • 8 November 2021

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management - Online Bachelor European Summer Program Australia / New Zealand 2022

  • 21 November 2021

Audencia Business School – online Winter Term 2022 (UC’s Summer)

  • 31 October 2021 (closed)

Notes for BCom students applying for the programme offered by WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management or Audencia Business School:

  • A limited number of awards are also available to eligible students to help with the registration/administration fee. Please indicate it in your application if you wish to be considered for awards. Conditions apply.
  • You may credit no more than 15 points completed via a Virtual Exchange to your Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Need degree advice?

Bachelor of Art students applying for the programme offered by Akita International University:

You are advised contact and discuss the credit approved for the AIU programme and your degree completion requirements with a Student Advisor at the UC College of Arts.

BCom students applying for the programme offered by WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management or Audencia Business School:

If you need advice on your degree completion, please contact the Student Advisors at the UC Business School.

Email: studybusiness@canterbury.ac.nz

Book an appointment with a Student Advisor online (please include ‘Virtual Exchange’ in the bookings)

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Contact the UC Global Exchange Team

International Relationships Office

Email: ucmobility@canterbury.ac.nz

Phone: (03) 369 3876