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Durham University

Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

University of Western Australia (UWA)

01/09/2021 ***Please note - this is an archive page and is not being updated***

The Exchange pages are currently being migrated to a new Global Opportunities web platform.

Number of places available for 2021/22: 1 Full year places

University Website:

Term dates: August to November and February to June

General Contact:

Academic Information

Information on courses available to exchange students can be found on the website. All students should enrol in 24 credits per semester. Most units are worth 6 credits.

Nomination Deadlines

Semester 1 (Feb-June): 15 November

Semester 2: (July-November): 30 April

Application Deadlines

Semester 1 (Feb-June): 30 November

Semester 2: (July-November): 15 May


Students may apply for any unit which is part of a standard course of study except for units within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Language Requirements

The language of instruction at UWA is English. If you are a non native English speaker, you may be required to provide evidence of language ability.


University accommodation at UWA is available for excxhange students, but not guaranteed.

College residence including meals will cost around A$16,000 - 20,000, depending on the College you apply to.

Supporting Documents Required

  • Exchange Application Form
  • Copy of Passport
  • Academic Transcript
  • Study Plan

Student Support

UWA have a great Student Support network for students including mentors, counselling, health & wellbeing, sport and living support.

Other Information

Estimated costs of a year at UWA are A$21,876 - $31,634. Further information is available here:

It is an Australian Government requirement that all international students must have health insurance, known as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), from an approved Australian provider. This is compulsory and costs around A$437.