The Australia Studies Centre in Brisbane, Australia affords Gordon students the opportunity to integrate the firsthand observation and study of Australian culture, history, religion, politics, and Indigenous cultures together with experiential service learning and formal instruction in Christian Studies, Business, Ministries, Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities.
The partnership between ASC and Christian Heritage College provides a wide range of courses, and the flourishing river city of Brisbane is Australia's third-largest city and fastest-growing economic center with a thriving arts scene. In this modern city, students will learn to connect their academic studies & their faith.
The Australia Studies Centre is an interdisciplinary program which gives no preference to students in any particular field of study. Eligible students must:
You will combine two core units designed especially for ASC students and two elective units or an internship.
2 Elective Units from the following: 8 credits
The cost is generally equal to a 16-credit semester at Gordon and includes:
Not included in regular tuition costs are such items as:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES
All Gordon students applying to a BestSemester program must first submit an online seat application and have an interview with a staff member in the Global Education Office.
Seat applications and interviews for fall semester programs must be submitted online by March 1. You will be notified within five days of the decision on your seat application.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office proceed with the BestSemester application. BestSemester has a rolling admission policy. Fall applications are accepted until May 1 (or spots are filled).
Seat applications and interviews for fall semester programs must be submitted online by September 30. You will be notified within five days of the decision on your seat application.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office proceed with the BestSemester application. BestSemester has a rolling admission policy. Spring applications are accepted until November 1.
This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for an off-campus program. The College reserves the right to grant seats to applicants based on proven academic performance, moral maturity and personal motivation.
Please fill out the application form below with your information. Your responses to these questions will be used in evaluating your applications for a seat in an off-campus program. We encourage you to take your time and write considered responses to the personal statement questions.