International Study Tour – Sheffield, UK

We are offering a multidisciplinary subject in 2015 based in Sheffield, United Kingdom, covering the history and culture of northern England and its critical role in the rise and decline of modern industrial Britain and the British Empire. You'll also look at how the city and region is responding to the contemporary challenges of reinventing traditions and cultures.

Numbers are strictly limited so register now to find out more about this exciting study tour opportunity!

Subject overview

Subject title: International study tour – HUS2IST. This is a 30 credit point subject. The subject is offered in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University.

Student prerequisites:

  • Current La Trobe University students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts on any campus,
  • Bachelor of Urban, Rural and Environmental Planning, or
  • Any student eligible for a humanities elective subject.

You'll be notified about the requirements of the assessment by the start of semester one, 2015. You'll complete the first assignment prior to departure and the final assessment for the subject (a research essay) will be submitted in week three of semester two 2015.


The study tour will take place from 27 June – 14 July 2015 inclusive, subject to flight confirmation.

At the end of the study tour you'll have the opportunity to continue travelling independently at your own expense.

Registration and enrolment

To enrol, you should first register your interest to Emma Robertson via email:

Once you have registered your interest, you can enrol in the subject through Student Online . You must enrol by no later than 28 February 2015. A non-refundable deposit of $350 will also be payable by 28 February 2015. Further information will be sent upon registration.

All accommodation arrangements will be made through the University and flights will be booked through STA Travel via a booking form which will be made available online. So you can sit back and relax while we do the hard work.


The expected cost is AUD $6,500 (including flights, accommodation and site fees) in addition to your normal tuition fees. This may vary depending on airline charges and currency exchange. You will also need to budget for travel insurance (approximately $200 – this is mandatory), as well as food and other discretionary costs (suggested basic daily budget of $20, this is approximate only and is dependent on your own needs and expectations). You will also need a valid passport to travel.

A travel subsidy and overseas help loans may be available for you. Find out more.

More information

Dr Emma Robertson                                                                                                                            

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