OSSE500 Overseas Study Experience

Updated: 19 July 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in a postgraduate award and permission of head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None

Students are required to meet the full cost of their participation in the study tour including travel, accommodation, meals and site entry and academic fees (if applicable).

Students must complete an application form on enrolment to indicate which study tour they intend to participate in. Entry may be competitive if tour placements are limited.

Further details on individual tours may be obtained from the Study Abroad Officer, UNE International (studyabroad@une.edu.au).

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) UNE Study Abroad Officer (studyabroad@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit provides an opportunity for students to gain short term international experience to complement coursework in their award. The study tour experience is designed by UNE academic staff to deliver learning outcomes relevant to students' courses.

OS-Help is available for this unit for eligible students. Information about current tours is available from the Study Abroad Officer, UNE International (studyabroad@une.edu.au).

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessable Tasks 100% 7500
Assessment Notes

Assessment tasks will include a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 assessment tasks that are equal to 7500 words in total. These may include the following: - A topic review - Reflective journal - One or two detailed assignments - A detailed report - A field notebook/report - A pracbook

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. expertly apply discipline specific broad and coherent theoretical and/or technical knowledge to an international context in both written and oral formats;
  2. critically analyse and evaluate the relationship between theory and practice in an international context;
  3. develop a suitable body of work in a team environment that demonstrates an understanding of the cross-cultural and cross-regional dimensions of their study abroad experience; and
  4. critically reflect on their learning and explain how the experience has enabled them to acquire new insights about the practice of their discipline.