INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR C

HUS3ISB

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

You can choose one of four study tours offered under this code: 1. Sinking Heritage, Maldives Study Tour; 2. South Asia's water crisis in the diverse Himalaya (Bhutan); 3.Culture or language in-country program(s) in Chongqing (southwest) or Guangzhou (southern) in China; and 4. Balancing environmental protection and energy production up the Yangtze River in Southwest China. Please note that these tours all run at different times and incur additional fees. For details information on any of the study tours, email the subject coordinator.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 Credit Points of Year 2 (second year level) subjects, or instance coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsHUS2ISB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsNo-interest indexed OS-FEE-HELP loans and a La Trobe Study Abroad subsidy may be available. You need to ensure your own eligibility. Different travel and study subjects operate at different times throughout the year, and only at one time in the year. Check the timetable. Students enrol in these subjects in the normal way, and pay the normal higher education contribution fee. Students also pay an extra fee for these subjects to cover their additional cost of travel, accommodation, some meals, and some entrances to galleries and museums. Students can opt to take out a no-interest indexed loan to cover these additional costs through the Commonwealth OS-FEE-HELP scheme. La Trobe's Global Lounge has full details.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Development of research capabilities through the presentation of their knowledge about selected topics which relate to the themes of the field trip.
02. Development of capabilities to encounter and revise perspectives on a topic or topics by combining research with knowledge of sites, performances, experiences and places.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 01-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Davis

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 3 - 5
One 14.00 d field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 3 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 1 - 2
Two 2.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 1 to week 2 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Minor assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Group or Individual Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
Major assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 25-32, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuth Gamble

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 26 - 28
One 15.00 d field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 26 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anticipated travel dates"

Seminar Week: 25 - 30
Two 2.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Pre-departure seminar dates TBA"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Minor assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Group or Individual Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
Major assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 27 - 52
One 17.00 d field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Field trip dates TBA. Please check School"

Seminar Week: 27 - 52
Two 2.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Pre-departure seminar dates TBA"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Minor assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Group or Individual Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
Major assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 42-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKeir Strickland

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 47 - 48
One 21.00 d field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 47 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tentative field trip dates (TBC)"

Seminar Week: 42 - 52
Two 2.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Pre-departure seminar dates TBA"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Minor assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Group or Individual Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
Major assessments (2,000-word equivalents) Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. The instance coordinator will determine which assessment options are adopted.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2