Number of study places
Study Abroad: Several places.
Applicants need to have achieved a minimum average grade of C.
Bachelor and Master.
Subject areas covered
All subject areas are covered by the agreement.
Upper secondary school (norsk: videregående skole): Average grade of 4, or
TOEFL: 79 (internet-based test), with a minimum of 19 within writing, or
IELTS: 6.0 (and no part under 5.5).
More precise information on language requirements.
Recognition of study credits
12 credits (i.e. four courses of three credits each) is equivalent to 30 credits at NMBU.
NMBU students get a 15% discount on the Study Abroad tuition fee.
Important to note: Students can take courses from only one of the campuses (Cairns or Townsville).
Semester 1: February - June.
Semester 2: July - November.
JCU can offer student rooms. Rotary International House offers private kitchens.
It is possible to live outside campus (Areas close to campus: Douglas, Aitkenvale and Annandale). Townsville is a 20 min. drive from campus.
For studies of longer than three months in duration, a visa is required. Before applying for a visa, it is necessary to receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from the host university. A visa can be applied for electronically, with the advantage that a reply can be expected within 48 hours. As of January 2011, the cost for the application was approximately AUD 550.
Cairns. Photo: Wikipedia