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  • Locations: Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
  • Program Terms: Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Year Long (T1-T2), Year Long (T2-T1)
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 1 2019 13/07/2018
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Exchange
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 4 Credit Points
Credit Type: Undergraduate OS Help Available: Yes
Scholarships Available: Yes GCP Points: 60
Exchange Category: Green
Program Description:

University

HEC

 

Restrictions:
Open to HEC Montréal Business School’s BBA (Bachelor of Business Admin) Program only which consists of the following study areas: Applied Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management; International Business, Information Technology, Logistics & Operations Management; Management; Professional accounting and Quantitative Management Technique

Deakin students can do a combination of business courses (units) and one language course during their exchange; The French Business Communication courses (levels 1 to 5) are offered during the semester.
 


About:

HECQuebec business leaders founded HEC Montréal at the turn of the 20th century to help the francophones assume the levers of business and economic power in their own province. Since then, HEC Montréal has asserted its leadership as a dynamic player in its own community, where it remains deeply rooted, as well as on the world stage.

Drawing on a remarkable pool of world-class teachers and researchers — experts in every field of management — the School plays a key role in advancing society through groundbreaking teaching that integrates innovative content and methods at all levels; pioneering research that continuously pushes the boundaries of management science; and fruitful partnerships that enable the transfer of new knowledge and fresh perspectives.

As testimony to its excellence, HEC Montréal was the first business school in North America to be awarded the three most prestigious international accreditations in its field.

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Did you know?

Poutine is a famous food in Montreal consisting of French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy.

Location Profile

Location Profile
About Québec

QuebecQuébec truly feels like a country within a country, an island of linguistic and cultural identity floating on the greater Canadian sea. Of course, this is Canada, with all the interplay of vast wilderness and cosmopolitanism implied, but Québec's embrace of terroir, its language, its passion for everything, from winter snow to wine to gastronomy, is something else, an 'else' that encompasses identities both distinctly North American and European.

Québec City is a bustling metropolises with a perfect mixture of sophistication and playfulness, and history-soaked preserved quarters tucked away around town. The rustic allurements of old Québec are scattered among the Eastern Townships, and produce from bucolic Charlevoix graces the tables of the region's stellar restaurants. Past these creature comforts is the raw outdoors: the jagged coasts of the unblemished Gaspé Peninsula, the vast taiga and tundra of the North Shore, and the windswept isolation of the Îles de la Madeleine. (Source)
 

About Canada

The globe's second-biggest country has an endless variety of landscapes. Sky-high mountains, glinting glaciers, spectral rain forests and remote beaches are all here, spread across six times zones. Whether it's snowboarding Whistler's mountains, surfing Nova Scotia's swells or kayaking the white-frothed South Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories, adventures abound. There are gentler options, too, like strolling Vancouver's Stanley Park or swimming off Prince Edward Island's pink-sand beaches (Source)
 

Credit Information

Credit Information

Course Catalogue:

HEC Montréal - Course Catalogue
Please use the course catalogue to search for units available at the host University.
 

How Many Units?

HEC Montréal operates with the US Credit System. 3 - 4 US Credits is equal to 1 Deakin credit therefore 12 - 16 US Credits is equal to 4 Deakin credits.

A minimum of 6 (8 is recommended) Deakin credits are to be included in your study plan per trimester that you are applying for and for each university preference.

E.g. If you are applying for two trimesters and for two different universities? You would bring 6-8 units for T1 for each university and then 6-8 units for T2 for each university. A total of 12-16 units.

Credit Equivalences and Levels
Country 1 Deakin Credit point Full Time Course Load
USA, Canada and Latin America 3 - 4 Credit Point 12-16 Credits
Europe 7.5 ECTS 30 ECTS
UK 15 Credit 60 Credits
Asia Varies Varies 
New Zealand 15 Credits 60 Credits
 
 

Cost and Funding

Cost and Funding

Although costs can vary greatly depending on location and lifestyle, most returned exchange students indicate that a semester of exchange costs approximately AUD$15,000. Students are responsible to budget appropriately for their program and are encouraged to factor unpredictable events, such as currency fluctuations in to their budgets.

Students participating in the student exchange program will be expected to pay for their own:
  • Airfares
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Daily living expenses including text books
  • Personal/ Travel expenses
  • The Deakin University Travel Insurance Policy provides cover for approved international travel for the length of your international program, including a maximum of 10 days leisure travel either immediately before or after the study component (or combination thereof), at no charge. While Deakin Travel Insurance is provided to all staff and students, this policy may not be accepted by some of our overseas exchange partners and it may be necessary for you to take additional health cover at the host institution. You will need to arrange additional travel and health insurance for any travel occurring outside of your formal exchange study period.
  • Any other incidental costs. 
Funding Options

OS- HELP loans
Overseas Student HELP loans (OS-HELP) are provided by the Commonwealth government to eligible HECS-HELP students undertaking various international experiences for credit.  This loan is added to your HELP debt.
The following link will provide more information on the OS-Help

Youth Allowance and Austudy
If you are currently receiving Youth Allowance or Austudy you can continue to receive payments while studying overseas. If you are on one of our short-term programs, so long as you have a full time study load for the year, your payments will continue while you are overseas. If you are accepted for exchange, you should make an appointment with Centrelink to discuss your plans.

The following link will provide more information on the Youth Allowance or Austudy
 

Helpful Links

Important Notes

Important Information

Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.


Eligibility criteria:

Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.

To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their current Deakin degree. 4 Credits for Prior Learning can be counted towards this requirement.
  • Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
  • You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
  • You must study a full-time load while on exchange
  • You must have a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or above. Some discretion may be applied to this requirement for students with a WAM of between 55-60 at the time of application and will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser. Applicants with a WAM below 55 will not be considered. 
  • You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application

Duration:

Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.



This program is currently not accepting applications.