Australian Exchange Program - Academic Program

Stetson University College of Law and Victoria University partnered in 2012 to offer educational, professional, and cultural opportunities to their students through an exchange program for both students and faculty. Stetson Law students can participate in this unique semester exchange opportunity in their second year of law school.

Academic Performance

Victoria University's academic requirements for the exchange program are achievement of a 2.5 grade point average on a scale of 4 or equivalent.

Stetson students may participate in the exchange program in their second year of study.

Value of Units

Credit equivalents for a semester of full-time study:

Victoria University: 48 credits
Stetson: 12-15 credits

Selecting Your Units

When you select your units, be aware that some have specific prerequisites or other entry requirements. You can check the prerequisites of any units you nominate by visiting: www.vu.edu.au/courses/search?iam=resident&query=&type=Unit

You are required to nominate six units in order of preference. These units must be approved by your home institution and once you have arrived at VU you will be enrolled in a minimum of three units, to a maximum of four or five units. Four units is the normal full-time study load.

Course Schedules

Some units may not be available for the semester you wish to study. Current timetables are available each semester at VU, refer to current timetables (see link below) as an indication of which units will be available.

Timetables will be available in November for the first semester of the following year (late February - early June).

Check timetables: www.vu.edu.au/student-life/calendars-timetables

Credit Transfer

Credits earned at Victoria University will be reflected as transfer credits at Stetson and will not affect grade point average.  Stetson students will be awarded transfer credit as per the Stetson Transfer Credit Policy.

Internships

As your time in Australia will be limited, it may be difficult to find an internship placement, however, it may be possible. Students may contact the Career Services Office at Victoria University.

Students in 2015

Three (3) Stetson students participated in the Victoria University exchange program during the spring of 2015.