Virtual Exchange Programmes in Arts, Business and Law

Business

The following UC Global Exchange partners are all triple-crown accredited.

Singapore Management University - SMU Online Global Summer Programme

  • Focus: Asian Insights
  • When: 28 June – 23 July 2021 (4 weeks)
  • Courses: you will choose one course from the SMU Online Summer programme. The programme is taught in English and classes are interactive and run synchronously. See details of courses and assessments in course outlines (under “courses”).
  • Entry requirement: Completion of 1 year of study towards your BCom at UC (normally at least a B average GPA is required).
  • UC credit: You will receive 15 points of unspecified 200-level Commerce credit for successfully passing any one of the SMU Online Global Summer courses.
  • Fees: Standard UC tuition fee for a 15 point Commerce course, SMU’s Application fee and Miscellaneous fee  (UC Business will reimburse NZ$200 towards this cost upon successful completion of the course.)

Audencia Business School – online Summer Term (UC’s mid-year break)

  • When: 25 May to 16 July 2021 (you will study for only two weeks during this period with flexible dates and module selection).
  • Courses (modules): The programme is fully modular and very flexible: each module lasts for 1 week. You will choose two online modules from the available options and may select modules in any weeks that fit your schedule and interests. See information about the programme including the schedule, courses and assessments in Audencia’s brochure and course catalogue. Each module comprises 24 teaching hours. The programme is taught in English.
  • Entry requirements: Completion of 2 years of study towards your BCom at UC (with at least a B- average).
  • UC credit: You will receive 15 points unspecified 200-level Commerce credit for successfully passing of any two Audencia modules of the Summer programme.
  • Fees: Standard UC tuition fee for a 15 point Commerce course and Audencia’s administration fee

Arts

National University of Singapore (NUS) – FASSTrack Asia: The Summer School 2021

  • When: 21 June 2021 to 23 July 2021 (5 weeks)
  • Courses: The programme is offered by the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) at NUS and is taught in English. The majority of the modules offered are based on synchronous learning so attendance for all online classes is expected.  All modules are based on 100% continuous assessments, i.e. no final exam. Students would normally take one or two courses. See details about the modules, assessments, class schedule etc. on the NUS FASSTrack Asia
  • Entry requirement: Completion of 1 year of study towards your Bachelor of Arts at UC (normally at least a B average GPA is required). You need to be currently studying full-time at UC.
  • UC credit: You will receive the following UC credit for successfully passing the appropriate NUS FASSTrack Asia module(s) as stated in the table below.
  • Fees: Standard UC tuition fee for a 15 point Arts course plus NUS’s Application fee of SGD$107 and NUS’ Student Service fee of SGD$31.58.

UC credit approval for the NUS FASSTrack Asia modules
You would select only one or a maximum of two modules from the list below. If you are taking two modules, you will select one each from the morning and the afternoon sessions.

Note: the NUS modules that are not listed below have not been approved for credit.

The Morning (NZ afternoon) session:

NUS course codeNUS FASSTrack Asia moduleUC credit
NM3234Y Leadership, Organizations and Communication 15 points of COMS at 200-level, no restrictions.
GES1037 A History of Singapore in Ten Objects 15 points of Unspecified Arts at 100-level
SC2212 Sociology of Deviance 15 points of SOCI at 200-level, no restrictions
SC2216 Emotions and Social Life 15 points of SOCI at 200-level, no restrictions
SE2218 Changing Economic Landscape of Southeast Asia 15 points of ECON at 200-level, no restrictions, with no Right to Advance


The Afternoon (NZ evening) session:

NUS course codeNUS FASSTrack Asia moduleUC credit
NM3215 Advertising Strategies 15 points of COMS at 200-level, no restrictions
NM3222 Interactive Storytelling  15 points of COMS at 200-level, no restrictions
EC28880B Topics in Economics: Miracle and Crisis in East Asia 15 points of ECON at 200-level, no restrictions, with no Right to Advance
GEH1052 Standard English Across Cultures 15 points of LING at 100-level, no restrictions with no Right to Advance
GE2230 Energy Futures and Sustainability 15 points of Unspecified Arts at 200-level
PS3238 International Political Economy 15 points of POLS at 200-level, restricted against POLS 212
SC2211 Medical Sociology 15 points of SOCI at 200-level, no restrictions
SC2215 Sociology of Food 15 points of SOCI at 200-level, no restrictions
GES1007 South Asia in Singapore 15 points of Unspecified Arts at 100-level


Law

Stockholm University, Department of Law - SULaw Summer Programme 2021 

When: Students can choose to attend courses from Session 1 or 2 as below. Due to time differences, you are recommended to select courses offered in the morning only (Stockholm time).

Note: you will not be able to take courses in Session 3: 26 July - August 6.

  • Session 1: 28 June - 9 July 2021
  • Session 2: 12 July - 23 July 2021 (overlapping the first week of UC’s Semester 2)

Courses

  • The programme is taught in English and is based on synchronous learning which requires mandatory active participation in all courses. All courses are undergraduate courses offered at basic and advanced levels.
  • You will choose two courses from Session 1 and/or Session 2 and need to make sure that you have a feasible class schedule. Class recordings are usually not available. Details about the courses, assessments, etc. are available on the SULaw Summer website and please see the tentative class schedule. The class schedule will be finalised closer to the start of the course. Availability of places in courses is limited and therefore, entry to specific courses is not guaranteed.

 Entry Requirements:

  • You need to have passed all your core LAWS200 level courses and have achieved a B average or above across all your LLB courses at UC.
  • Stockholm offers courses at different levels - basic and advanced level, but to enrol in either, students are expected to have passed at least 240 UC points in Law.

UC Credit: 

You will receive 15 points of LAWS at 300 level for successfully passing two of the appropriate SULaw Summer courses as stated in the table below. See the table for details on any UC course restrictions (if applicable).

UC Fees: Standard UC tuition fee for a 15 point Law course.

UC credit approval for the SULaw Summer courses:

Session 1: 28 June - 9 July 2021

SULaw Summer CoursesUC credit
Law & Economics 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, no restriction. You are required to have completed LAWS324 at UC or be taking Stockholm's Public International Law in Brief concurrently. Note that entry to specific courses is not guaranteed. 
Public International Law in Brief 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, restricted against LAWS324
International Arbitration Law 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, no restriction

Session 2: 12 July - 23 July 2021

SULaw Summer CoursesUC credit
International Criminal Law 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, restricted against LAWS321
International Law, Peace and Post-Conflict Transitions (advanced level) 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, no restriction 
The Role of Law in International Politics 7.5 points of LAWS at 300 level, no restriction
Global Health and Law (advanced level) 7.5 points of LAWS at 300-level, no restriction 


Ready to Apply? Apply Online
by following the application deadlines

Business

  • Singapore Management University - SMU Online Global Summer Programme: extended to 28 March 2021 (Sunday)
  • Audencia Business School – online Summer Term: extended to 28 March 2021 (Sunday)

Note: You may credit no more than 15 points completed via a Virtual Exchange to your Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Arts

  • National University of Singapore - FASSTrack Asia: The Summer School 2021: 26 March 2021

Law

  • Stockholm University, Department of Law – SULaw Summer Programme 2021: 30 March 2021
  • Please make sure that you indicate on the application which session(s) and two courses you wish to enrol in with Stockholm.

Need degree advice?

If you need advice on your degree completion, please contact the Student Advisors at the appropriate College.

Business
Email: studybusiness@canterbury.ac.nz or Book an appointment with a Student Advisor online (please include ‘Virtual Exchange’ in the bookings)

Arts
See contact details of the Arts Student Advisors on the College of Arts website.

Law

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

Want to find out more? Come and see us at our Drop-in Sessions

Drop-in sessions will take place at International Relationships Office | Level 3, Matariki 

  • Tuesday 23 March 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Thursday 25 March 2 pm - 4 pm