Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous Study Abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “View Sample” under Pre-Approved Courses at the top of this brochure page. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for the University of Newcastle online. *Universities in the Southern Hemisphere have different academic schedules with the first semester usually beginning in February and the second semester beginning in July. Please view this information on this institution's website. Students are encouraged to propose additional or revised equivalencies during the application process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits from the University of Newcastle will transfer as follows:
Credit at the University of Newcastle
Credit at Chapman
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grades will transfer according to the following scale:
Grade at the University of Newcastle
Grade at Chapman
HD (High Distinction, 85-100%)
D (Distinction, 75-84%)
C (Credit, 65-74%)
P (Pass, 50-64%)
UP (Ungraded Pass)
TP (Terminating Pass)
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.