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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


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 group 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 - https://youtu.be/F1g-vmoklJM

Tour Leaders: Dave Black and Tim Perkins

Destination: Bhutan
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: 9 April - 22 April 2018
Applications closing: 09 Mar 2018

Funding available: New Colombo Plan

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