Experience the rapid growth and evolution of media industries and media cultures first-hand through the lens of Vietnam, where innovation is occurring at rapid speed and scale.
Dates: 15 June - 3 July 2024
Program cost: A$2,500 + airfares
- 18 x $2,700 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible undergraduate students
- $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students
Program eligibility: Undergraduate Media & Communication students
Application deadline: 31 March 2024
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. This 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.
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 engage with industry leaders around your particular areas of interest. This program will be tailored to suit the needs of students and proposed industry visits include Advertising, Marketing and Brand Management, News, Social Media, Publishing. (Final list will be tailored to suit the cohort that applies).
- 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.
Additional proposed cultural visits will be planned to sites such as Notre Dame Cathedral, The Reunification Palace, War Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, The Old Quarter, Ngoc Son Temple and the famous Train Street in Hanoi.
Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?
Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?
To qualify for this program, you must:
- be enrolled into an Undergraduate degree
- have completed 50 credit points in Media and Communications units at the time of application
Note: 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.