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  • Locations: Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Program Terms: Autumn
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • 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.
Dates / Deadlines:

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All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
RMIT schools: Architecture and Urban Design Study level: Postgraduate
Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives)
About your Experience
banner hoi an YazidProgram details:
  • Tour Leaders: John Fien, Esther Charlesworth, Yazid Ninsalam
  • Program Dates: 12 – 19 May 2018
  • Availability: 20 students
The course covers online coursework, webinars and field activities. The online coursework provide students with the opportunity to review their own background knowledge of climate change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation concepts and principles via case studies (presented via webinars and readings) to promote deep learning geared to studnts’ prior knowledge. Webinars will feature international experts with in-country field experience, including Profs John Handmer and Darryn McEvoy (SHE, RMIT) and Profs Tim Smith and Chris Jacobson (University of Sunshine Coast).
Student field experiences re described in Outcomes below.
  • Increased ability to synthesise knowledge from first-hand field sources and secondary (published) data on the links between climate change and disasters.
  • Increased ability to analyse and plan strategies of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, and their differences and convergences.
  • Interpret and analyse the implications of climate change and disasters for the built environment in the Asia-Pacific region from diverse perspectives and sectoral linkages.
  • Work effectively with others in a field-based situation and demonstrate social, cultural and environmental awareness.
  • Communicate using diverse formats and strategies to engage with a range of stakeholders, including at-risk communities and organisations that work with them
Program cost
  • Flights AUD700 to AUD1000
  • Accommodation Approximately AUD250 per person for a week
  • Group Activity 15 May at Red Bridge AUD35 per person
  • Transport Participants are to arrange for their own meals and transportation costs
Additional costs to consider:
  • RMIT tuition tee
  • Host Country Visa (if applicable)
  • 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.
  • Students enrolled in ARCH1441 only
Academic Credit
  • ARCH1441 Climate Change, Design and Disasters 12 credit points
Saturday 12 May Arrive in Hoi An, Vietnam
Sunday 13 May Self and small group exploration of Hoi An, Vietnam
Monday 14 May Climate Change and Disaster Resilience Workshop with Stakeholders present
Tuesday 15 May Fieldwork and Site Visits
Wednesday 16 May Fieldwork
Thursday 17 May Fieldwork: Assemble at Workshop Room
Friday 18 May Presentations to Stakeholder Workshop
Saturday 19 May Debriefing from Fieldwork Experiences
Application and Selection process
STEP 1: Enrol into ARCH1441 for Semester 1, 2018
STEP 2: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 9 April 2018.
Complete the following questionnaires:
  1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
  2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
STEP 3: Approved students will be notified by 12 April 2018

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.