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  • Locations: Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Various, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Dormitory, Other Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Science
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
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Tropical Marine Biology in Australia
Study abroad in Australia this summer with the AIFS Tropical Marine Biology in Australia study and travel program! This course is taught in English by faculty from Murdoch University, Perth and is worth 4 credits.

Live on campus in twin self-catering rooms in a student residence. You will also camp at the Ningaloo Reef Adventure Camp while traveling. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included during the 10-day field camp portion of the program. A welcome and farewell meal are also included in Perth.

Spend your first 6 nights and final 7 nights in Perth, with 10 nights in between at Coral Bay’s Ningaloo Reef Marine Park for a Marine Biology Field Camp. 

Cultural and social activities include: 
  • Sightseeing tour of Perth and Fremantle
  • A glass bottom boat trip
  • Wildlife cruise 
  • Snorkeling tour
  • Coral-viewing tour and wildlife interactions.
An optional 3-night visit to Sydney including a sightseeing tour and a Blue Mountains day trip is available to students on the AIFS flight package.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.