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ST | Vietnam Science Program (Tay Nguyen University)
Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Science, Engineering & Health (SEH) RMIT School: Science
Study level: Undergraduate Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives)
About your Experience
About your Experience
ST Vietnam TienProgram details:
  • Tour Leader: Dr Tien Huynh
  • Program Dates: 13 November 2018 – 06 February 2019
  • Availability:  13 places
Complete your degree with a 12 week experience in Vietnam in any field of science. Gain valuable international experience and work with research and industry professionals in one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia. This experience will contribute towards your research component as part of your course requirements.
 
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
This program is supported by RMIT School of Science and fulfils the requirements of the compulsory 12 week placement in some undergraduate and postgraduate Science degrees.
 
There are 13 x $7000 grants available for undergraduate students on this program under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan initiative.

Program cost
The total cost of the program is approximately $7000.

Undergraduate students accepted on this program will receive an Australian Government scholarship of $7000 through the New Colombo Plan (NCP), provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria and funded places remain (see criteria outlined below under Funding).
 
Costs included in the amount above:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Visa
  • Laboratory facilities and consumables
Additional costs to consider:
  • 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.
 
Eligibility
  • All RMIT students (Bachelor or Bachelor Honours) in Science-based degrees
  • You must be studying with RMIT in 2019
Academic Credit
  • ENVI1144 Environmental Science Project
Application and Selection process
STEP ONE: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 4 September 2018.
Complete the following questionnaires:
  1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
    • Include a copy of your passport photo page
  2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
STEP TWO: Approved students will be notified by 4 September
STEP THREE: Successful students will be directed to enrol into ENVI1144 in the 2018 Flexible term

Funding
For Spring 2018 there are
To be eligible for an NCP funded place students must be:
  • Australian citizens
  • Undertaking an undergraduate degree
  • Have not received an NCP grant before
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

For more information
Dr Tien Huynh (Senior Lecturer, School of Science)
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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.