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 two to three week period in July, prior to the commencement of the second semester. In 2016, the Field School will be held in Indonesia. In other years it may be held in mainland Southeast Asia. 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 2016 Field School should indicate expression of interest to Dr Jeff Neilson by 26th September 2015.
3 pre-departure classes during Semester 1, up to three weeks in-country intensive involving lectures, fieldwork and field-based methods training, readings and small group discussions
Group participation, one consolidation report, one exam
Students must contact the unit coordinator no later than September in the year before taking this unit.
6 credit points of Intermediate units of study in Geography.Prohibitions