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ST | Construction Study Tour China
Shanghai, China; Xuzhou, China (Outgoing Program)
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Design & Social Context (DSC) RMIT School: Property, Construction and Project Management
Study level: Undergraduate Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives)
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China Study Tour

Program details
The tour will be over a period of approximately 8 days from 12 April to 21 April 2017
This course will explore the rising Chinese construction industry, in the context of climate change and the need for lasting sustainability solutions for our built environment. It will be delivered as an intensive and includes a study tour. The study tour component will enable students to examine first-hand how building science principles are applied within the Chinese building and construction sector.
 
Students will visit the China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou and undertake site visits of iconic buildings in Xuzhou and Shanghai. Students will also critically engage with approaches to sustainability issues that are used in China and develop knowledge of how design and construction impact on building and construction performance in the region. All participants in the study tour must enrol in this course. Students will be provided further information by the Course Coordinator of the tour including itinerary; travel and accommodation costs; tour costs and deadlines once the students have been selected and enrolled.
 
Prior to the departure of the tour there will be a series of preparatory meetings, assessment activities and administrative tasks. It is expected that all students will provide their full participation is expected in these activities.

Eligibility
  • Open to students enrolled in the following programs:
    • BH114 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours)
    • BH113 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation) (Honours)
    • BH112 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours)
Academic Credit
  • Student to be enrolled in BUIL1317 Building Science: Practical Study in China (12 cp)
Program Cost: 
The cost will be approximately AUD 3000 per student. 
As this study tour will be run in first semester the deadlines for payment and booking airfares will be extremely tight, so you need to ensure that you are committed to participating in this study tour before you lodge an expression of interest.

Travel Insurance
RMIT University students travelling overseas on an approved program receive complimentary travel insurance and must be registered on Mobi (eg, via the participating GI).

Additional Costs to consider but not limited to:
  • RMIT Tuition fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Expenses related to arriving before the program start date and departing after the program end date
  • Additional travel insurance*
    *Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances, please refer to: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/travel-insurance
Cancellation date:
The deadline to withdraw from the program is 22 March 2017.

Application process:
  • Students will be required to apply via Mobi by completing the following questionnaires:
    • Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
    • Short Term Mobility: General Information
  • Applications close on Mobi on 26 April 2017 (extended deadline).
Funding:
Please check the Scholarships website and Global Mobility website for funding options.

 

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