Swinburne University of Technology (SUT)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Brief information

According to AbbreviationFinder, Swinburne University of Technology was founded in 1908 with the aim of providing everyone in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs with a technical education. It was named after its founder, immigrant George Swinburne, who was a very successful and educated businessman in the late 19th century.

In the meantime, the small college has developed into a world-renowned university with courses at the highest level, which works closely with companies from the private sector. In this way, the reality of the courses and the later employability of the students in professional life are guaranteed. The core competencies of the university lie in the areas of science, technology, business, design and innovation.

But the university has also made a very good name for itself in the field of research : The Academic Ranking of World Universites, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the QS World University Rankings rank Swinburne University of Technology among the best universities in the world. The university offers a huge selection of subjects with various degrees, from professional training to a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD

. It is divided into three faculties: the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology and the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design.

During their studies, students have the opportunity to participate in lectures, tutorials, practical and workshop sessions, group work, interdisciplinary projects, case studies, discussion groups and individual research projects, depending on the course chosen. There are the so-called International Student Advisors, who support the students in both academic and personal matters.

  • Website der Swinburne University of Technology

University facts

Year of foundation: 1908

Type of university: State university

Number of students: total 53000, international 8500

Accreditations:

  • CRICOS Provider Code: 00111D

Academic year:

The academic year at Swinburne University of Technology is divided into two semesters.

Study programs

  • Associatestudium
  • postgraduate studies
  • semester abroad
  • bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree
  • MBA
  • Promotion
  • language courses

International students are offered the opportunity to study for one or two semesters at Swinburne University of Technology as part of the semester program Study Abroad. There is the possibility of free semester and cross -departmental course selection from all university courses of the Bachelor’s and Master’s courses offered at Swinburne University.

The desired courses are already specified in the application. Course selection must be approved by the relevant department at Swinburne University. As a rule, you will also receive confirmation of the approved courses together with the acceptance for the Study Abroad program.

  • Semesterprogramm der Swinburne University of Technology

Fees

  • Semester 2 2022

Tuition for four courses

9900,00 AUD

Tuition for three courses

6900,00 AUD

There are also additional costs for the Overseas Students Health Cover.

For more information on tuition fees, see the link below:

  • Tuition fees at Swinburne University of Technology

Financing options

Among other things, students can apply for Auslands-BAföG to finance a semester abroad at Swinburne University of Technology. In addition to a subsidy for tuition fees of up to EUR 4,600, the foreign BAföG also includes support for living, travel and health insurance costs, provided there is an individual entitlement to funding.

Requirements

Applicants for the Swinburne University of Technology semester program must have a high school diploma and a working knowledge of English.

This is done using the standardized TOEFL English test or the IELTS. Alternatively, applicants who have achieved an average of at least 7 points or a grade of 3- in English in their Abitur can also submit the DAAD test.

The language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Undergraduate Postgraduate
DAAD language test C1 level C1 level
Duolingo possible possible
English grade high school 7 points 7 points
IELTS 6.0 (no range below 5.5) 6.0 (no range below 5.5)
TOEFL (internet-based) 75 (no range under 17) 75 (no range under 17)

The language certificate can be submitted up to two months before the start of the program.

  • Swinburne University of Technology Application Requirements

Degrees/Courses

Degrees/Courses in English – Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Applied Information and Communication Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media
  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media and Marketing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Games and Interactivity
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and International Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Italian
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Japanese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Public Policy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Psychophysiology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychophysiology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Security and Counter Terrorism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Management
  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Aviation (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Business in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Business in Advertising
  • Bachelor of Business in Commercial Law
  • Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Bachelor of Business in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business in International Business
  • Bachelor of Business in Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Circus Arts (incorporates a Diploma of Circus Arts)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Commercial Law
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Italian
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Japanese
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Communication in Advertising
  • Bachelor of Communication in Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Communication in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Community Health
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Communication Design
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Digital Media Design
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Design in Branded Environments
  • Bachelor of Design in Communication Design
  • Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Design in Innovation and Design
  • Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Design in Motion Design
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Computer Systems) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Product Design) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications and Network Engineering) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Film and Television in Animation
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Applied Statistics
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Biomedical and Clinical Technologies
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Health Across The Lifespan
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Health Communication
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Psychology and Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Psychology and Psychophysiology
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Public and Environmental Health
  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology
  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology in Network Design and Security
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Optronics and Lasers
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Biosciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Science in Games Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Biophysics
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Psychophysiology
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Community Health
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Politics and Public Policy
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology and Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Security and Counter Terrorism
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology

Studies/Courses in English – Postgraduate

  • Master of Arts (Media and Communications)
  • Master of Arts (Writing)
  • Master of Aviation (Human Factors)
  • Master of Aviation (Management)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Management
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
  • Master of Commerce (Integrated Human Resource Management)
  • Master of Commerce (International Business)
  • Master of Construction Management
  • Master of Design (Communication Design)
  • Master of Design (Design Anthropology)
  • Master of Design (Interior Design)
  • Master of Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing Technology)
  • Master of Engineering (Civil)
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Advanced Manufacturing)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Civil)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Mechanical)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Networks and Telecommunications)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Structural)
  • Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Master of Finance and Banking
  • Master of Information Systems Management
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing)
  • Master of Information Technology Business Analysis
  • Master of Information Technology Project Management
  • Master of Integrated Marketing
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Marketing Global Leadership Program
  • Master of Practising Accounting
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Graduate Entry)
  • Master of Professional Accounting Global Leadership Program
  • Master of Science (Applied Statistics)
  • Master of Science (Astronomy)
  • Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  • Master of Science (Network Systems)
  • Master of Social Investment and Philanthropy
  • Master of Strategic Foresight
  • Master of Technology (Business Systems)

Campus

In Melbourne, the Swinburne University of Technology has a total of three locations. The main campus is Hawthorn Campus, located approximately five miles from the city center in one of Melbourne’s finest residential areas. Nearby is Glenferrie Road with cafes, shops and bookstores; a supermarket and a train station are conveniently located on campus.

One is particularly proud of the newly constructed buildings, the Advanced Technologies Center and the Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre.

There are also campuses of Swinburne University of Technology in Croydon and Wantirna, where mainly practical and vocational courses take place. Another offshoot of the university is in Sarawak, Malaysia.

  • Swinburne University of Technology campus descriptions

Housing

International students have several accommodation options at Swinburne University of Technology.

The following accommodation options are available:

  • student residence
  • Apartments on campus
  • Private Apartments / Hotels
  • guest families

Swinburne University of Technology (SUT)