ATS2170 - Arts international experience - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Mathias Sutherland Stevenson


Dr Mathias Sutherland Stevenson

Not offered in 2019





This unit aims to develop students' intercultural competency and to foster their sense of global citizenship through academically relevant international experiences. Students will be required to undertake tasks which involve research and reflection prior to departure, during and after the conclusion of the in-country program elements.


Upon completing this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Exercise critical thinking and judgment in developing new cultural understandings;
  2. Apply broad knowledge when analysing local context and program/project characteristics;
  3. Exhibit cross cultural competencies and understand social entrepreneurship in diverse contexts;
  4. Compare and contrast theoretical knowledge with in-country experience.


Within semester assessment 100%

Workload requirements

This unit requires an equivalent of 144 contact hours including assessment tasks and in-country program activities. This is a guided study tour, however students will be required to attend a compulsory on-campus session prior to departure.

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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study