Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. compare and evaluate international and local perspectives on community and development
  2. develop skills of valuing the perspective of others in a different cultural context
  3. develop skills of working independently and as a team by working in a real situation with local community members
  4. apply principles learnt to new situations and develop confidence to tackle unfamiliar problems.
    • Students will take part in a short cultural awareness program prior to departing for the tour.
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming


You cannot enrol in this subject without permission from the School of Built Environment (

Special requirements

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    Travel and accommodation costs are in addition to the subject fee.

Please note: There are enrolment restrictions which the School of Built Environment have to approve. Students will need to contact requesting permission to enrol in SBE500 International Study Tour. Once we have confirmation that the student has satisfied the requirements, then the restriction will be lifted.

The study of the effect of local cultural, social, political and economic influences on countries outside of Australia. Students will undertake research during a study tour and carry out fieldwork to develop reflective, critical and evaluative thinking of
an aspect of the built environment in an international context.

*** Travel and accommodation costs are in addition to the subject fee. ***

  • Preliminary Study (30%)
  • Fieldwork Study (30%)
  • Post Trip Assessment (40%)

Textbook information is pending.

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