GEOS3053/3953 Southeast Asia Field School

GEOS3053 Southeast Asia Field School

Credit points: 6
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jeff Neilson
Session: Int July
Classes: Five pre-departure lectures during Semester 1 2017, 2 weeks in-country intensive involving lectures, fieldwork and field-based methods training, readings and small group discussions.
Prerequisites: 6 credit points of Intermediate units of study in Geography. Department permission is required for enrolment.
Prohibitions: GEOS3953 Assessment: One pre-departure background report, one short field essay, group participation, one consolidation report, one exam.

Note: Special permission required for enrolment. You can apply online for Special Permission by accessing Sydney Student via your MyUni page, using your UniKey and password.

Note: Students must contact the unit coordinator no later than September in the year before taking this unit.

The unit of study can be taken only with prior permission from the unit of study coordinator. It constitutes a Field School run over a 2-week period in July, prior to the commencement of the second semester. In 2017 the Field School will be held in Indonesia. In other years, it may be held in mainland Southeast Asia (three of the Mekong countries China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam). The Field School focuses on three main themes; rural social, environmental and economic change; regional economic integration and its local effects; regional environmental change and natural resources governance. The Field School is run in close association with local universities, whose staff and students participate in some components of the course. Places are limited, and students interested in the 2017 Field School should indicate expression of interest to Dr Jeff Neilson by the end of October 2016.

GEOS3953 Southeast Asia Field School Advanced

Credit points: 6
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jeff Neilson
Session: Int July
Classes: Five pre-departure lectures during Semester 1 2017, 2 weeks in-country intensive involving lectures, fieldwork and field-based methods training, readings and small group discussions.
Prerequisites: 6 credit points of Intermediate units of study in Geography. Department permission required for enrolment.
Prohibitions: GEOS3053
Assessment: One pre-departure project proposal, one short field essay, group participation, one field-based research report, one exam.

Note: Special permission required for enrolment. You can apply online for Special Permission by accessing Sydney Student via your MyUni page, using your UniKey and password.

Note: Students must contact the unit coordinator no later than September in the year before taking this unit.

The unit of study can be taken only with prior permission from the unit of study coordinator. It constitutes a Field School run over a 2-week period in July, prior to the commencement of the second semester. In 2017 the Field School will be held in Indonesia. In other years, it may be held in mainland Southeast Asia (three of the Mekong countries China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam). The Field School focuses on three main themes; rural social, environmental and economic change; regional economic integration and its local effects; regional environmental change and natural resources governance. The Field School is run in close association with local universities, whose staff and students participate in some components of the course. Places are limited, and students interested in the 2017 Field School should indicate expression of interest to Dr Jeff Neilson by the end of October 2016.