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Study tours

Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance your resume and stand out from the competition? A study tour offers a great way to develop your knowledge and practical skills while receiving credit towards your ECU degree.

Study tours are group programs led by an academic staff member and can run from 1 - 6 weeks in length (usually between semesters).

General eligibility requirements*:

  • You must have a minimum WAM of 50
  • Have completed at least 60 credit points toward your ECU degree

*Please note that individual faculties and schools may have higher requirements. Below is a list of upcoming study tours in the school.

Business & Sustainability Study Tour to Bhutan

Undergraduate students from the School of Science or the School of Business and Law are invited to apply for this study tour, based at Royal Thimpu College in Thimpu, Bhutan. Bhutan is a small kingdom located in the Himalayas where gross national happiness is highest in the world!

Students will undertake collaborative project work relevant to a sustainability or business discipline associated with their course of study. They will gain first-hand experience of cultural, social, political and economic factors influencing the way sustainability and business issues are managed in the region. Students will be able to attract 15 credit points towards their degree. The study tour units are Business Study Tour BUS3700 or International Science Project ISS3101. 16 funded places are available. Click here to see one of Dave Blake's previous Environmental Science Study Tours.

Tour Leaders: Ashlee Morgan & Dave Blake

Destination: Bhutan
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: 15 - 29 April 2019
Applications closing: 01 Mar 2019

Funding available: This Project is supported by the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

Application process

Further information

Health, Science and Education Tour to Thailand

Undergraduate students from the Schools of Science, Health & Medical Science and Education can apply to participate in the 2019 international study tour to Khon Kaen University in Thailand. Involving two weeks of lectures, fieldwork, community visits and cultural activities, the study tour will provide students with a unique cross-cultural experience of their study discipline and an opportunity to interact with and learn from students outside their discipline. Eligible participants will enrol into and receive credit for International Project HST3505 (for Health and Education students) or International Science Project ISS3101 (for Science students). There are 16 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible students. The application process involves participation in a selection interview.

Tour Leaders: Associate Professor Shelley Beatty & Dr Kris Lemson

Destination: Khon Kaen, Thailand
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: 25 November to 6 December 2019
Applications closing: 30 Jun 2019

Funding available: This Project is supported by the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

Further information

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