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Miriam College

  • Miriam College is an educational institution that has offered tertiary programs for young women for more than 85 years. Currently, the school maintains a population of 9,000 students along with an employee base of 800 and an alumni base of approximately 38,000.The institution supports specialised centres engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women?s empowerment. Together, these academic courses and special centres realise Miriam College?s vision as a premier educational institution in the Philippines.

  • Quezon City is the largest city of Metropolitan Manila. This region is the political, economic, social, cultural and educational centre of the Philippines.With a population of nearly three million,?the city has become a hub for information technology as well as the home of the entertainment industry in the Philippines.The city has a large English-speaking population, with English as the language of instruction in almost all subjects in school and spoken widely in the business community. The world bank cited the city?s transformation into one of the richest and cleanest in the Philippines.

  • 18 Miriam College alumni have received the Ten Outstanding Women in the Nation?s Service (TOWNS) award.

Academics

Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

Language requirements

Programs are taught in English.Social Work Placement students need to do one course alongside theirplacement. See link below for Social Work courses.

Further information is available here

Additional information

Courses

Listed study areas

  • Social Work
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Planning
  • International Studies
  • Psychology

Full time load

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Living

Accommodation

Miriam College has on-campus accommodation that is safe and convenient for exchange students. The IPPO can negotiate for a special rate of P8,000 per month for RMIT students.Note: Miriam College strongly advises that students stay at the LEAD Residence Hall for the first week of their arrival to the Philippines if they don?t have pre-arranged accommodation.

Health insurance

Health insurance is optional, but highly recommended.Please note that travel insurance is compulsory.

Living cost

A number of external services provide comprehensive overviews of global living costs

More information

Visa

Exchange students may arrive in the Philippines without a visa for the first 21 days. Upon arrival, they will be assisted by the University to apply for a 47a(2) visa, which is a special non-immigrant visa.For the 47a(2) visa, students need to ensure they have the following:1. Photocopy of passport2. Proof of financial support/bank certificate3. Admission letter4. Eight 2x2 photos5. Visa fees

Further information is available here.

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Your say

  • You will learn more about yourself in one semester, than the rest of your time spent at university combined.

    Dominic Chambers
    Dominic Chambers
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  • Absolutely get involved, don't be shy. Don't always follow the pack - if there's something YOU want to do, do it!

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