Australia and Asia

Unit Code: ATS2394ATS3394
Credit Points:12
Coordinator: Dr Agnieszka Sobocinska
Season: Summer Study Tour
Location: Australia and Indonesia
On campus Teaching: TBC
Program Dates: TBC
Pre-departure session (compulsory): TBC
Application Details:Not offered in 2020

Program details

This unit examines Australia’s past and present relations with Asia, culminating in a study tour of an Asian country. It traverses a broad terrain, investigating cross-cultural contact at political and diplomatic, economic and trade, as well as cultural and personal levels. The unit places contemporary events within their broader historical contexts, to identify enduring themes that influence Australian-Asian relations. It also looks ahead to future developments as Australia negotiates the ‘Asian Century’. The unit begins in Australia, before students embark on a study tour of an Asian nation to gain an in-depth awareness of the complex social, cultural and political context of Asia, and how Australia fits into a regional frame.


Deposit:$500 deposit is due at time of application
Total Program fee:TBC

All program fees are paid to Reho Study tours (Our Travel Service Provider). Payment process outlined in the MAP application portal.

*Please note that the deposit is non-refundable except in the case that your application is not successful.

Included in the program fee:

  • International flights
  • Accommodation.

Not included in the program fee:

  • Visas
  • Spending money
  • Tuition fees. Monash students will be charged fees according to their funding status.

*Please review the full list of inclusions and exclusions outlined in the Monash Abroad Portal (MAP) and Reho Study Tours cancellation policy.

All students will receive a Monash Abroad Travel Grant.

Travel Information

Visa Information & Vaccinations

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Monash University Health Services can assist with any vaccinations you require.

Travel Insurance

All outgoing students will receive complimentary travel insurance. To view the coverage, visit the Monash Abroad website.

**Students should not make travel arrangements until after your application is successful and program participation has been confirmed by the Faculty