AIR292 - Study Tour: America and the International System


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study Tour

This unit is offered in alternate years 2020*, 2022

*This Study Tour will not be offered in 2020. A decision will be made in April 2022 to determine whether there will be a study tour offered in Trimester 3 of that year

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Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:



Successful completion of 2 units from AIR101, AIR102, AIR108 or AIR120 plus completion of at least 2 level 2 International Relations/Middle East Studies units.

Must have completed at least 8 credit points in their course, otherwise by permission of Unit chair.

All students to seek permission from unit chair to enrol.



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Delivery methods: intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities.

Pre-departure readings: 4-hours. Pre-departure workshop session (conducted by Study Abroad Office), including preparation: 8-hours.

In country: 10-days x 8-hours = 80-hours.

Total: approx. 92-hours


This unit provides an experiential approach to learning about America’s role in the international political system and the role of International Organisations such as the UN, IMF and World Bank. Via their learning about key aspects of American history, politics and culture, students are encouraged to explore and reflect upon how American history, culture and politics informs the study of International Relations as a discipline and their own understanding of contemporary international politics.

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