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ST | Vietnam Science Program (Nha Trang University)
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Nha Trang, Vietnam (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||RMIT applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Key Experience Criteria|
|RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN):||Science, Engineering & Health (SEH)||RMIT School:||Science|
|Study level:||Undergraduate||Program type:||Study Tours (Global Intensives)|
|About your Experience|
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Only Australian undergraduate students enrolled as Honours or Science degrees at RMIT should proceed with their application for this project.
Students must be able to attend the 12 week intensive Vietnam experience on the dates below.
- Program Dates: 23 April – 15 July 2018
- Availability: 15 x places available
The program includes:
- 12 week intensive in-field practicum with Vietnamese universities and industry
- Field trips for sample collection
- Meetings and discussion with academic and industry experts
- Vietnamese language and cultural lessons
- Conduct experiments with a local Vietnamese researcher
- Formal presentations
There are 15 x $7000 grants available for undergraduate students on this program under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan initiative.
- The total cost of the program is approximately $AU7000.
Costs included in the program:
- Laboratory facilities and consumables
- RMIT Tuition Fee
- Personal Expenditure
** 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.
- You must be enrolled in a Science-based degree at RMIT to undertake this program.
- You may be eligible to obtain up to 96 credit points as part of the Honours program or 12 credit points as part of undergraduate degree courses. Please see the Honours Coordinator in your discipline to discuss your options (contact details below).
Application and selection process
Step 1: Students will submit a 1 page literature review on a potential honours project via email to Dr Tien Huynh here.
Please note that care should be taken when applying for this program and your application should be presented appropriately. It should be treated as though you are applying for a job. You review should show your communication skills and be presented in a highly professional manner to be considered for the program. Please refer to the Learning lab website.
Step 2: Students who have been shortlisted will be contacted by Dr Tien Huynh.
Step 3: Students accepted into the program will be required to register via Mobi by selecting ‘Apply Now’ above and completing the following questionnaires:
1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
- Upload proof of acceptance (e.g. email from Dr Tien Huynh)
- Upload completed and signed Study Plan. Students must tick ‘All other Mobility programs’.
- Students must apply to Dr Tien Huynh by 06 April 2018
- Approved students must register in Mobi by 06 April 2018
- 15 x $7000 New Colombo Plan grants available
- Australian citizens
- Undertaking an undergraduate degree
- Have not received an NCP grant before
For more information and course advice
|Science discipline||School contact|
|Food Sciences, Biosciences, Biotechnology (Honours BH012)
||Professor Mark Osborn
Professor Andy Ball
Professor Dayanthi Nugegoda
|Environmental Sciences, Engineering (Honours BH096)
||Professor Peter Daivis|
|Health Medical Sciences (Honours BH058)
||Associate Professor Sarah Spencer|
|Professional Scientist ONPS2335 (Undergrad Science programs)
||Professor Allison Kealy|
|Science Project ONPS2186 (Undergrad Science programs)||Dr Neale Jackson or Dr Tien Huynh|
|Environmental Science Project ENV11144 (Undergrad Science programs)||Dr Tien Huynh|
Information about the Program and Vietnam
Dr Tien Huynh (Senior Lecturer, School of Science)