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  • Locations: Los Angeles, United States
  • Program Terms: November-February
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
November-February 2018 14/10/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2019 16/02/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Short Term Partner Program - Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 2 Credit Points
Credit Type: Undergraduate Housing Options: Off Campus
OS Help Available: Yes New Colombo Plan Funded: No
Scholarships Available: No GCP Points: 30
Program Description:

UCLA Extension - January in LA

About the program:
Spend six weeks this summer studying at UCLA Extension – in vibrant Los Angeles (LA), California. Enjoy a beautiful, global campus with state-of-the-art amenities, including multiple gyms, pools, cafes and restaurants – all surrounded by LA’s most iconic neighbourhoods. UCLA Extension is one of America’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive continuing higher education providers. On this six-week January program, participants enjoy all that UCLA Extension and Los Angeles have to offer.

Location profile:
UCLA Extension is located in Westwood in the northern central portion of the Westside region of LA. From its hip arts district to fine dining, the Westside is home to many of LA’s best restaurants, high-end shopping and eclectic boutiques, and superb cultural and historic attractions. Home to Hollywood, LA is without a doubt the entertainment capital of the world. The city also boasts a range of tourist attractions, great career opportunities, a feast of national sports, amazing restaurants and entertainment galore.


Academic information:
You must complete 2 credit points while at UCLA Extension for visa purposes, this means you will have attend the below two courses:

This program has been assessed as a level 2 B&L elective for 1 Deakin credit.
Approved by Business and Law

This course is designed to create an awareness of the basic principles and skills of human communication. You will learn the basic theories of interpersonal communication, small group communication, listening, public speaking, interviewing and intercultural communication. During the course, individuals will learn about their personal communication strengths and weaknesses and be given opportunities to improve their communication skills. The leadership side of the class will focus on the knowledge and skills required to lead individuals and in providing a sound understanding of group dynamics that allows you to evolve a group into a team. It will examine the coaching model of leadership and cover the communication roles of the facilitative leader. For more information please visit this link.

This program has been assessed as a Level 2 Management/Marketing elective or MMM241 for 1 Deakin credit.
Approved by Business and Law

This course surveys the factors essential for turning a "great idea" into a successful business and explores various benefits/costs of sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and franchises. Topics include market surveys, site analysis, permits and licenses, patents and protection of ideas, risk management, legal requirements and regulations, capital requirements and financing sources, determining the costs and prices of goods and services, advertising and marketing, record keeping, and lines of credit and cash flow requirements. Participants' ideas and business strategies are evaluated in a supportive classroom environment. For more information please visit this link.

You will live in basic, shared student apartments that are conveniently located around the UCLA neighbourhood. The apartment complexes are approximately a 30-minute walk to the UCLA campus. The breakdown of rooms and apartment locations will be confirmed approximately four weeks prior to the start of the program. You can choose between a number of different room types and can find more information here.

$9,199 - $11,999 (TBC) + $55 Deakin application fee

Price includes tuition and fees (2 courses), all additional UCLA registration, orientation and document fees, airport pick up, on-site orientation, recreation card, CISaustralia Site Director – 24/7 emergency support, CIS off-campus accommodation for duration of program, selected excursions and/ or cultural activities, all program handouts and required textbooks. F1 visa related documentation and instructions by CIS (visa fee not included), welcome breakfast or luncheon, assistance with travel arrangements via STA Travel or local staff, pre-departure guide and session, farewell ceremony, UCLA Extension official transcript and record of participation.
This is a Study Abroad program meaning no tuition is paid to Deakin University.

You may be eligible for the OS help loan of up to $6,665.

Program Dates
6th January to 16th February 2019

For more information please visit the partner website

Short Term Partner Programs will earn you 30 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.