Key information

  • Locations: Vietnam
  • Dates: June/July 2021 (exact dates to be confirmed)
  • Eligible students: Undergraduate Media and Communications
  • Cost: TBC
  • Application submission: Applications are now open and will be assessed with offers made on a rolling basis until places are filled
  • Application close date: 20 March 2021
  • Unit code: MDA20022

Overview

The International Media Industries Study Tour will provide an opportunity for you to engage with international media industries and their surrounding cultures.

Media and Communication is one of the fastest evolving industries in the world today, and nowhere is this more apparent than in Vietnam, where innovation is occurring at breathtaking speed and scale.

The tour is designed cater to students from all disciplines within Media and Communications, and will allow you to approach the tour from your own particular disciplinary perspective.

Visit the bustling cities of Vietnam

Benefits

The program has been developed around two key themes, through which you will gain an unparalleled insight into how media and communication is developing in Vietnam:

  • Media industries: You will visit key companies across a broad range of media and communication fields, and be given an opportunity to ask questions based around your particular areas of interest.
  • Media cultures: You will connect with local Vietnamese students through Swinburne’s partner institution and explore similarities and differences in media production and consumption habits.

Highlights/tentative itinerary

  • Proposed industry visits: Advertising, Marketing and Brand Management, News, Social Media, Publishing (the final list of industry visits will be tailored to suit the group of students who apply for this tour).
  • Proposed cultural visits: Notre Dame Cathedral, The Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, The Old Quarter, Ngoc Son Temple.

Program cost includes:

  • Accommodation (share)
  • Breakfast
  • Ground transport
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Cultural visits
  • Industry visits
  • Travel insurance (subject to eligibility)

Additional expenses to consider (not included in program cost):

  • Academic unit fee
  • International airfares
  • Some meals
  • Tuition fees
  • Visa
  • Tips and taxes

* Program cost is approximate at the time of being listed online and is subject to change.

The following types of fee help and funding are available to help eligible students with the costs towards this program:

  • OS Help Loan of up to $8,295 (as at 2020)

Eligibility/selection criteria

You must have completed 50 credit points in Media and Communications units at the time of application. In the case of an enrolment cap, students will be selected on the basis of their GPA and the information contained in their application materials.

Information sessions

Register your interest to learn more about this study tour and to be kept updated on upcoming information sessions.

Still not sure?

For further details on this program please contact:

Mark Finn
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications
+61 3 9214 5254
mfinn@swinburne.edu.au
studytours@swinburne.edu.au

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