AIE365 - Middle East Study Tour

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study Tour

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Mat Hardy

Prerequisite:

Students must have completed one units from AIE153, AIE154, AIE255, AIE363, AIE364 and permission from the unit chair to enrol

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Delivery methods – intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities. Total contact hours: Pre-departure Online (Cloud) module (integral to preparation and pre-tour assignment work): approximately 3 hours. Pre-departure session: 8 hours. In country: 14 days x 8 hours = 112 hours. Total: 120 hours (excluding flights)

Note:

Study tours will be confirmed by April 2019.  Contact the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team for queries: ARTSED Work Integrated Learning.

Content

A Faculty-led study tour to Jordan and Qatar that aims at creating intercultural and political understanding by offering a first-hand view of life in two Arab monarchies at opposite ends of the economic spectrum. With a focus on professional interaction, the itinerary includes meetings with NGOs, United Nations bodies, diplomats, media organisations and academics, as well as sites of historic and natural interest. Students will be required to reflect on their experiences during the tour and compare them to their preconceptions of the region as well as explore their career ambitions for life after university. 

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Pre-departure Report (1500 words)

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Final Report (2500 words)

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