Student Exchange Programmes

Mathematical Sciences students have the opportunity to attend exchange programmes with our partner universities in Australia, Canada, East Asia, Europe, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, and other countries. These exchanges enrich the university learning experience by allowing students to better understand different cultures and lifestyles, and gain new friends. Courses read during the exchange can count toward your degree (but see below for restrictions). Final Year Projects may also be performed during exchange, subject to approval from School and the availability and agreement of a research supervisor at the host university (this must be pre-arranged well in advance).

Course Mapping Guidelines

The following restrictions apply to students in Matriculation Year 2022 or later, in all Major programmes in the Mathematical Sciences, for all exchange programmes including GEM Explorer, GEM Discoverer, GEM Venturer and SUSEP:

  • All core and track core courses, including Computer Science Core for MACS and Economics Core for MAEO, cannot be mapped to exchange courses.
  • A maximum of three (3) Major Prescribed Electives, including Computer Science Major Prescribed Electives for MACS and Economics Prescribed Electives for MAEO, can be mapped to exchange courses.
  • A course can only be mapped if it is offered in either the current semester or in the last academic year.
  • MH491x, MH492x, MH493x cannot be mapped to exchange courses.
  • Courses taken as BDE can be mapped to exchange courses.

How To Apply

Visit the GEM Explorer page for information about full-semester exchange programmes, the available partner universities, and application procedures. Note that overseas FYPs must be taken as full-semester courses.

Visit the Gem Discoverer page for information about shorter exchange programmes. These include exchange programmes during the Special Terms (summer vacation).

If you are a student at SPMS with inquiries about eligibility, study plans during exchange, and other matters, please contact the SPMS Undergraduate Studies team for assistance. For prospective students with inquiries about the student exchange programme, please click here.