Faculty of Business and Law

India Study Tour

Units offered

The program is offered during Trimester 3 to undergraduate students. Initial teaching is campus-based in Australia and the remainder of academic content is provided on the tour. Students must attend a compulsory orientation day in Melbourne prior to departure.

You cannot enrol yourself in the study program units via StudentConnect. Successful applicants will be notified and manually enrolled by Tour Coordinator.

Students must take one or both of the units listed below at their study level.

MLL382 Indian Law

The unit introduces Indian legal history and India's law-making mechanisms and then examines in more detail some key topics in Indian commercial law. After having completed the unit, you should have an understanding of both the underlying principles of the legal system, and Indian Commercial Law. Furthermore, you will have some exposure to the particular rules or principles which affect commercial transactions with India.

Assessment: Two major assignments based on the experience of the study program, plus a reflections paper.

Relevant for:

  • Business students as a unit in a Commercial Law major or as an elective.
  • Law students as a law elective
  • All other students as a general elective

MIS332 People Work and Technology

The purpose of this community based internship, is to allow students an opportunity to gain a professional work placement with an approved host organisation. Students will learn in and with the community, with the intention of then critically reflecting on their placement and employability competencies through a continuous assessment process. Selected students will be placed in ten day intensive internships with a selected community organisation in Mumbai.

Assessment: One major group assignments and one individual assignment based on the experience of the study program, plus a reflections paper.

Relevant for:

  • Business students as a unit in a Business Information Systems major or as an elective.
  • Law students as a general elective
  • All other students as a general elective

Extend yourself

Undergraduate students have the option of enrolling in additional extension options. All extension activities are based in Mumbai or Delhi and take place after the main tour concludes

Lydia Xynas

Lidia Xynas
Unit Chair, Indian Law

Daryl Coulthard

Dr Darryl Coulthard
Unit Chair, People Work and Technology

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24th March 2014