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ST | Vietnam Urban Design Studio
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Autumn
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Design & Social Context (DSC) RMIT School: Architecture and Urban Design
Study level: Postgraduate Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives)
About your Experience
About your Experience
Vietnam Urban Design intensiveProgram details This urban design studio, called Delirious - District 4, will examine the urban patterns of a city in super-fast change; particularly areas at the edge of the hyper-dense explosion. The tube house as a unit of the city structure, and the strange moments of a half built city will be our starting point. Looking very closely at what is already there will be another starting point. We will look closely at the existing city and all its modes of exchange while proposing new configurations to its urban and architectural form. The studio will be led by Dr Graham Crist (Associate Professor in Architecture) and local architects in Vietnam.

Program cost
Students will cover all travel costs. Estimates are as follows but please note prices are just an indicator and may be more expensive than listed. The earlier flights are booked the better chances of a lower fare:
  • Airfare: ~$1200 
  • Accommodation: allow at least $700-$1500 for accommodation. Hostels may be less expensive.(~$25/night)
  • Daily travel allowance (food, transportation): ~$25-50/day
Additional costs to consider:
  • RMIT tuition tee
  • Host Country Visa (if applicable)
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Expenses related to arriving before the program start date and departing after the program end date
** RMIT student travel insurance:
Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please refer here.
 
Eligibility
  • Master of Urban Design students who have an approved enrolment in ARCH1395 for Semester 1 2018 are eligible to participate.
Academic Credit
  • ARCH1395 Urban Design Studio 3 (24 CP)
Application and Selection process
STEP ONE: Enrol in ARCH1395 for Semester 1, 2018
STEP TWO: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 26 March 2018.
Complete the following questionnaires:
  1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
  2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
STEP THREE: Approved students will be notified by 27 March 2018
STEP FOUR: Once approved, students will need to complete the Pre-departure requirements in Mobi.

Cancellation fee
The deadline to withdraw from the program is Census Date - 31 March 2018. Students are responsible for the organisation and cost of their own travel and any potential change fees.

Funding
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.


 

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.