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Study tours and immersion programs

Prepare yourself for a global career
We facilitate a wide variety of opportunities to deepen your understanding of how business impacts Australia and the world.

Spend six weeks working with one of our industry partners in one of the world's most important centres for business and trade. 

In this short-term research program you will spend two weeks in Singapore working in teams to understand and analyse an important demographic trend that impacts businesses, societies and markets. 

A unique program delivered in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group that includes a short study program at New York's NYU Stern School of Business and Washington's Georgetown University. 

The overall program will focus on Design Thinking Methodology, allowing students to develop their academic, social, cultural, and professional skills to position them for a successful global career.

You will work on real-world projects in conjunction with Boston Consulting Group, gaining exposure to design thinking theories and processes which are regularly used in organisations, governments and markets in the US as well as globally. You will apply your business knowledge to understand, recommend and reflect on issues and challenges directly related to US business culture.

Students are expected to apply their cross-cultural, research and collaborative skills as well as their critical thinking skills when completing projects of strategic importance to the start-up design project that they have chosen.

Students will be fully supported for the duration of the program by an academic from the Business School and a business consultant.

There will be partial Business School scholarships awarded under two categories: Merit & Leadership and Equity & Merit.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. A minimum 50 WAM and 48 credit points or two completed semesters of Business units are required prior to program commencement.

US Future of Business Study Tour 2019

Study tour duration

Program commences in Sydney: 1 July 2019
Arrival in New York: 7 July 2019
Departure from New York: 19/20 July 2019

Student information sessions

4-5pm on 27 February 2019 and 12-1pm on 5 March 2019

Student applications open

9am on 26 February 2019

Assessment centres

25 and 29 March 2019

Student applications close 12pm on 7 March 2019

Compulsory pre-program training

Week commencing 3 June 2019 - TBC

Further information will be available here shortly. If you would like to be notified once information is available please complete the expression of interest form

Undergraduate students

Explore Suzhou, Shanghai and Nanjing, experience daily language and Chinese culture classes, and have networking and mentoring opportunities with local business executives as this program introduces you to the future of Business in China. 

The program has been designed to introduce students to the future of business in China and is a pathway towards more complex Work Integrated Learning programs.

Students will be fully supported for the duration of the program by an academic from the Business School.

Partial Business School scholarships are also available and awarded under two categories: Merit & Leadership and Equity & Merit.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. A minimum WAM of 50 and 24 credit points of Business units are required prior to program commencement.

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate students at the Business School have the opportunity to spend their winter break on a short-term study tour program in China, working with the award-winning China innovation platform, China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP).

The program incorporates a pre-departure workshop in Sydney, 2 weeks in Shanghai from 18 July to 1 August 2019 and a debrief workshop on return to Sydney.

This program is designed to allow students to develop a start-up idea from business challenge question to team pitch and augment their understanding of starting a global business with an in-country experience in China. Students work on real-world problems facing organisations, governments and markets in China and businesses engaging with China.

Postgraduate students enrolled in a Master of Commerce may apply. A minimum WAM of 50 and 24 credit points of business units are required prior to program commencement.

China Future of Business Study Tour 2019

Study tour duration

UG:  June – July 2019. Final dates to be confirmed

PG:  18 July – 1st August 2019

Student information sessions

4-5pm on 27 February 2019


12-1pm on 5 March 2019

Student applications open

9am on 26 February 2019

Assessment Centres

25 and 29 March 2019

Student applications close 12pm on 7 March 2019

Compulsory pre-program training

Week commencing 3 June 2019 - TBC

Further information will be available here shortly. If you would like to be notified once information is available please complete the expression of interest form.

Anna Bezuglova

Anna Bezuglova, Bachelor of Commerce student
Bachelor of Commerce student
"Studying at the Business School has given me some incredible opportunities, including working and studying in Paris and Los Angeles. These invaluable experiences have developed me professionally and personally, and helped me clarify what I want to do after graduation."
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Oliver Pang

Singapore
International Immersion in Singapore participant
"It's hard to put into words how much I learned during my two weeks in Singapore. I gained so much from observing my surroundings and talking with local residents, academics, social entrepreneurs and policy makers alike."
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