This website is to provide UNSW students with the relevant information in regard to undertaking a PLuS Alliance course at Arizona State University as part of your SPHCM degree.
Students are able to do a maximum of 1 course at Arizona State University (ASU) towards their SPHCM degree.
Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the list of courses available. ASU courses available to SPHCM students all have the UNSW Course Codes YMED.
How to Enrol?
Students can enrol in ASU courses via myUNSW.
What Happens Next?
You will then obtain access to ASU systems and you will receive communication regarding this from Arizona State University approximately one week before the course start date. Please note ASU use Blackboard (not Moodle) but support information will be provided so students know how to navigate Blackboard.
Further information will be added to this website over the coming months. Below you will find some FAQS that will provide you with some information in the meantime.
PLuS Alliance Orientation
All students studying courses as part of the PLuS Alliance should refer to the PLuS Alliance Orientation website once your enrolment is finalised.
Plus Alliance FAQS for UNSW students
Do the ASU courses run at the same time as UNSW courses?
No. ASU uses a larger number of shorter teaching periods compared to UNSW. The Teaching Periods that have been confirmed are listed below:
9 January to 27 February 2017
13 March to 28 April 2017
How do I Enrol in an ASU course?
Students enrol in ASU courses on myUNSW.
What tuition fees do I pay?
Students will pay the same tuition fees for the ASU courses as they do for their current UNSW courses. If you have a CSP place then you will pay CSP fees. If you have a Full Fee place – you will pay full fees and so on.
Is HECS-HELP available for ASU courses if I have a Commonwealth Supported Place?
Yes HECS-HELP is available for ASU courses.
Where can I find key dates for the ASU courses?
Key Dates can be found on the PLuS Alliance Key Dates website or under the UNSW Key Dates website (using the filter PLuS Alliance).
What is the Census Date for ASU courses?
Please refer to the UNSW Census Dates
website (using the filter PLuS Alliance) for information about Census Date and the last day to withdraw from ASU courses without incurring tuition fees.
Will ASU courses appear in my Moodle?
No. ASU uses Blackboard and you will have access to the course content on Blackboard. ASU will send you the relevant information on how to access Blackboard.
Are the assessments the same as UNSW courses?
Please bear in mind that the ASU courses require students to submit smaller more frequent pieces of assessment compared to UNSW. This is all part of the learning experience you will obtain by undertaking a course at an American university.
When will I get access to the Course Outlines and Blackboard?
You will receive access to the Course Outline and Blackboard approximately 1 week before the start of the course.
If I need support for the ASU course –should I contact UNSW or ASU?
You should contact ASU for any support you might need in regard to Blackboard, IT issues or any other administrative issues.