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Business study tours and immersion programs

If you're studying in the Business School, you have the opportunity to further develop your skills working on real projects through our various study tours and immersion programs.

  1. Business study tours and immersion programs
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Business study tours and immersion programs

US Future of Business Study Tour

The US Future Business Study Tour includes a short study program at New York's NYU Stern School of Business.

You will work on real world projects in conjunction with the Boston Consulting Group, being exposed to design thinking theories and processes which are used by organisations around the world.

The program will focus on design thinking methodology, helping you to develop your academic, social, cultural and professional skills. You will apply cross-cultural, research, critical thinking and collaboration skills when working on strategic projects.

Your study tour will be fully supported for the duration of the program by an academic from the Business School and a business consultant with international expertise.

There will be partial Business School scholarships awarded under two categories, for example, Merit and Leadership and Equity and Merit.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. You will need a minimum WAM of 50 and to have completed 48 credit points or two semesters of business units before you commence the program.

Find out more about the US Study Tour (pdf, 206KB).

US Future of Business Study Tour 2019 - undergraduate program
Study tour duration

Program commences in Sydney - 1 July

Two weeks in country: 6 – 19 July

Applications open between 9am, 27 March - 12pm, 4 April
Assessment centres 19 - 21 March and 10 - 11 April
Compulsory pre-program training 26 June

China Future of Business Study Tour

Undergraduate students

The undergraduate study tour will allow you to explore Shanghai, experience daily language and Chinese culture classes, and have networking and mentoring opportunities with local business executives.

The program has been designed to introduce you to the future of business in China and is a pathway towards more complex work-integrated learning programs.

You 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 for example, Merit and Leadership and Equity and Merit.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. You will need a minimum WAM of 50 and to have completed 24 credit points of business units before you commence the program. If you commenced your degree in Semester 1 2019, you are eligible to apply.

Find out more about the undergraduate China Study Tour (pdf, 216KB).

China Future of Business Study Tour 2019 - undergraduate program
Study tour duration

Two weeks in country: 7 - 20 July

Applications open between 9am, 27 March - 12pm, 4 April
Assessment centres 19 - 21 March and 10 - 11 April
Compulsory pre-program training 26 June

Postgraduate students

The Business School is offering a short-term study tour program in China over the summer break for postgraduate students. The tour is delivered in partnership with award-winning China innovation platform the China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP).

The program incorporates a pre-departure workshop in Sydney, weeks in Shanghai from 2 to 14 December 2019 and an online re-entry debrief learning experience.

You will develop a start-up idea and increase your understanding of starting a global business with an in-country experience in China. The program gives you the chance 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, Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations are eligible to apply. You will need a minimum WAM of 50 and to have completed 24 credit points of business units before you commence the program. If you commenced your degree in Semester 2 2019, you are eligible to apply.

Find out more about the postgraduate China Study Tour (pdf, 212KB)

China Future of Business Study Tour 2019 - postgraduate program
Study tour duration

Two weeks in country: 2 - 14 December

Information sessions

12-1pm, 7 August in ABS 1060

and

4-5pm, 13 August in ABS 2140

Application deadlines

Applications open 9am, 20 August

Applications close 9am, 6 September

Drop-in information sessions

1-2pm, 7 - 14 December

Careers and Student Experience Lounge, Basement level, Abercrombie Building (ABS H70)

Compulsory pre-program training 11 November

International Immersion in Singapore

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.

This program in Singapore is highly experiential and thematic and aims to develop your cultural understanding of a context for research purposes. Immersing yourself in a cultural context develops your cultural competence and resilience in dealing with a new environment.

International Immersion in Singapore Program 2019

Program dates

Two weeks in country: 1-15 December

Student Applications open

9am, 12 April - 4pm, 24 May

Find out more about the Singapore immersion program (pdf, 177KB).

For further information on this program, please contact Dr Jeaney Yip.

Philippines Study Tour

Undergraduate students

Supported by a grant from the Southeast Asia Centre, this tour will allow you to undertake a cultural and responsible business immersion experience in one of Southeast Asia’s fastest emerging markets, the Philippines.

With site visits in Manila and Zambales, this program will allow you to better understand Philippine culture, responsible business practices and social enterprise projects that aim to positively impact on community well-being, economics, social reform and policy.

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

VC Global Mobility scholarships to the value of $1500 (AUD) are available to eligible students.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. You will need a minimum WAM of 50 and to have completed 48 credit points of business units before you commence the program.

Philippines Study Tour 2020 - undergraduate program

Study tour duration

2 weeks in country: 25 January – 8 February 2020

Information sessions

12-1pm, 7 August 2019 in ABS 1060

and

4-5pm, 13 August 2019 in ABS 2140

Application deadlines Applications have been extended until 9am, 20 September
Drop-in information sessions

1-2pm, 7 - 14 August 2019

Careers and Student Experience Lounge, Basement level, Abercrombie Building (ABS H70)

Compulsory pre-program training 25-26 January 2020

Find out more about the Philippines Study Tour (pdf, 479KB).

India Study Tour

Undergraduate students

This study tour to India provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to engage with diplomacy awareness and global perspective through a 14 day in-country program in New Delhi, Gurugram and other sites nearby.

The mobility program will provide practical experiences within Indian corporate and non-for-profit organisations that will enable you to apply your theoretical knowledge to gain global perspective in industry emerging trends and experience work and life in India.

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

VC Global Mobility scholarships to the value of $1500 (AUD) are available to eligible students.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a Business School degree (or combined Business School degree) may apply. You will need a minimum WAM of 50 and to have completed 24 credit points of business units before you commence the program.

India Study Tour 2019 - undergraduate program

Study tour duration

Two weeks in country: 1 - 15 December

Information sessions

12-1pm, 7 August in ABS 1060

and

4-5pm, 13 August in ABS 2140

Application deadlines Applications have been extended until 9am, 20 September
Drop-in information sessions

1-2pm, 7 - 14 August

Careers and Student Experience Lounge, Basement level, Abercrombie Building (ABS H70)

Compulsory pre-program training 11 November


Find out more about the India Study Tour (pdf, 351KB)

Last updated: 11 September 2019

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