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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.


School of Science


China Environmental Study Tour

Looking to experience first-hand the environmental issues facing China? Apply for this 2-week study tour to Beijing University of Agriculture. Students will participate in seminars, workshops and collaborative projects on Natural Science/Management in China and examine social and cultural issues relating to natural resource management.  This tour will allow you to expand your professional networks as you collaborate with like-minded Chinese students and academics exploring a wide array of topics relating to environmental study. Students will obtain course credit by completing an elective (ISS3101) component for their relevant course.

Tour Leader: Dave Blake

Destination: Beijing, China
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: 26 November - 9 December 2017
Applications closing: 30 Sep 2017

Funding available: Eligible students may apply for an OS-Help Loan. The school will also subsidise eligible students’ costs by $1000 per student.

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