Going Abroad after School? – Gap Year in Australia
Gap Year in Australia
International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS)
You have finished school and have no idea what or if to study at a university? You love traveling and exploring new countries? The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) offers you the chance of getting an international university start with economic focus, while acquiring valuable work experience at the same time. You don’t even need to decide for a specific study program yet: get a taste of student life at one of the most fascinating places in the world and enjoy Australia!
Gap Year in Australia – Program Structure
The academic year at ICMS is divided in trimesters, consequently there are three possible start dates for your Gap Year in Australia: September, February and May. You can complete your Gap Year with the Diploma of Business in just one year (3 trimesters).
My time at ICMS has given me unforgettable moments and experiences. I have been able to make friends and experiences with students from all over the world and can now call beautiful and relaxed Manly my second home.
Maren L. – Study Abroad Australia
Get a taste of ICMS – subjects and internship
During the first two study terms you will take 4 Business & Management courses each. You can choose from the following exciting areas: Business Management, Event Management, Hospitality Management, International Tourism, Property Management, Fashion and Global Brand Management, Sports Management, Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Marketing. Your last study term lets you focus on practice alone: you will collect work experience in an Australian company for 600 hours, which will definitely upgrade your CV. When looking for an internship, our experienced colleagues will help you on the spot and prepare you for the work experience. And the best thing: you will study together with Australian and international students, right next to stunning Manly Beach.
Your Gap Year is the perfect way to find out whether an economically focused program is the right thing for your future, and which specialization you are most interested in. Upon successful completion of your Gap Year, you will receive the Diploma of Business. Ideally, you will be able to transfer the credits you earned at ICMS to your future university in Europe (depending on your choice of university) or you decide to continue studying in Australia and enter the second year of ICMS directly.
Accommodation during your Gap Year at ICMS
While studying at ICMS for your Gap Year in Australia, you have the chance to live on the breathtaking campus where Leonardo DiCaprio filmed “The Great Gatsby” only a few years ago. About half of the ICMS students are Australian, the other half of your study mates come from over 40 different countries around the world – a unique and exciting mixture and a great opportunity to gain intercultural experiences and to tie a broad network of international friendships and future business contacts.
Gap Year in Australia – Benefits
Professional English: Living and working in Australia for an entire year has many advantages: for one, you will improve your English enormously while abroad and it will come naturally. This will surely make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to your future career plans, whether you will decide for a full study program at a European university or a university abroad, or for a professional training.
Is a Gap Year at ICMS in Australia the right choice for you?
– Yes, the Gap Year at ICMS is perfect for you, if you
are looking to grow both personally and professionally
want to improve your English skills notably
wish to upgrade your CV
are looking to get a taste of university and student life
wish to broaden your education while exploring Australia
want to gain international work experience
Sydney is the right place for your Gap Year
attractive city with very high quality of living
various possibilities to do sports and to spend your leisure time
one of the safest cities in the world
Gap Year at ICMS – your benefits
highly qualified and experienced faculty with outstanding connections to the business world international flair
a safe campus in a breathtaking surrounding
comprehensive support with the application process as well as on site
accommodation options on campus, including meals
outstanding learning environment
Tuition and financial aid during your Gap Year
Tuition fees for the Gap Year at the International College of Management, Sydney can be found here. The tuition fees include the fees for the two theory trimesters at ICMS, the internship placement for the third trimester and the health insurance for your time in Australia.
With your student visa, which you need for a Gap Year at ICMS, you can work during the term and in the semester break to finance your studies. In addition, each year we award multiple scholarships from the European Office of ICMS, organize competitions with cash prizes and support our students with further actions.