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AIM Overseas - Social Media for Business and Digital Marketing in North Carolina
Charlotte NC, United States (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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About

Social Media for Business and Digital Marketing

Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Program dates 30 June 2019 - 19 July 2019
Application deadline 1 April 2019
Duration 3 weeks

Host: University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Provider: AIM Overseas


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Program Description
This course allows you to gain both a practical and theoretical understanding of social media and how it can be applied to all types of businesses. Over 3 weeks, you will explore topics such as innovation and big data, social media marketing and analytics as well as digital marketing.

The large practical component of this program allows you to visit local companies, big and small, as well as the opportunity to communicate and interact with professionals in the field of social media and digital marketing.

 
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Academic Information


Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject area: Business (Marketing & Big Data)
Academic credits: 3 US Credits

Once you have applied to AIM Overseas they will provide you with the full course syllabus so that you can submit this to your faculty for academic credit assessment.


 
 

Useful Information 


Local Overview
North Carolina is located in the South East of the United States and has a diverse landscape ranging from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains. The edge of North Carolina owns some of the most beautiful beaches and stunning islands that acts as an attraction to people all around the country. North Carolina is home to 1,500 lakes of 10 acres or more in size as well as almost 60 000 kilometres of fresh water streams. The state also houses the Whitewater Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States and a popular sight to visit.

Charlotte, known as the ‘Queen City’ is the largest in North Carolina and is a commercial hub. As much as it is known for being the business town - Home to several Fortune 500 companies, it also has incredible museums, stately old neighbourhoods and lots of fine food to feast on. It holds the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post-civil war history of the South and the NASCAR hall of fame that celebrates the sport of auto-racing. Because of the states many rivers, in Charlotte there are fun activities like kayaking, canoeing, river rafting and tubing to do, as well as many walking, food and shopping tours.


 
Accommodation 

Students will be accommodated in a comfortable hotel adjacent to the university campus. Accommodation is on a twin-share basis and will include breakfast and afternoon snack. Free WiFi access is available at the hotel, along with an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. 
*The accommodation for this program is still to be confirmed*


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Finances

Tuition: As this program is a non-exchange program, all tuition and program fees will be paid to AIM Overseas.

Program fee: $7395 AUD
 
Program fee inclusions: 
Tuition, accommodation, airport pick-up at designated times, group transportation to and from campus, fieldtrips, cultural activities, academic record, AIM Overseas pre-departure preparation and program support. 

Vice Chancellor's Mobility Award: The Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award valued at $2,500 will be available to students selected to participate in short-term mobility programs managed by Sydney Global Mobility. The awards are allocated to students who entered the University of Sydney on an E12 or equivalent pathway. Students nominated for this short-term mobility program will be automatically considered and successful award recipients will be notified by email. Recipients of the Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award may hold this award in conjunction with another travelling scholarship or grant.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
 
Other costs: Flights, visa, meals, other travel expenses.

Cost of living: Follow this link to find out more about the cost of living in Charlotte.

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
 

How to Apply

Planning early is the best way to ensure you will get the most out of your time abroad.

It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select overseas programs that can transfer back to your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult the Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.

Example application timeline

1. Select your program > 2. Apply for academic credit > 3. Complete Sydney Abroad application > 4. Apply to host university > 5. Receive academic approval & host acceptance > 6. Apply for OS HELP (if eligible), book flights & visa > 7. Fly safe!

Receiving your academic credit approval can take up to 10 weeks – so it’s very important that you submit your application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as soon as you have selected your program of choice.







Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of your academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.

If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us at global.shortterm@sydney.edu.au
 


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