Study Programs and Tours

Monash Arts offers a number of study tours in Africa and Europe. International study tours give you the opportunity to study topics on site.

To find out more about any of these study tours, please contact us.

Before you apply…

If you are a current Monash student, please read this…
If you are a Cross-institutional student please read this…
If you are an Exchange student please read this…

Programs and Dates

November/December 2014
Unit title Australia and Asia
Code ATS2394 / ATS3394
Dates Mid-November – December 2014
Application closing date 29 August 2014
Coordinator Agnieszka Sobocinska
Further information About the Australia and Asia study tour
Applications Application form (PDF)
Fees Pay application fee

 

November/December 2014
Unit title War and Peace: Models of Conflict Resolution
Code

ATS3287 ATS4287 APG4287

Dates 24 November – 7 December 2014
Application closing date 1 August 2014
Coordinator Mark Baker
Further information About War and Peace
Applications Application form (PDF)
Fees Pay application fee

 

Winter Semester 2014
Unit title Music – Overseas study program 1
Code ATS2331 / ATS3331
Dates 7 – 25 July 2014 
Application closing date Applications closed
Coordinator Rob Burke
Further information About Jazz & Strings in New York
Applications Applications closed
Fees Applications closed

 

Winter Semester 2014
Unit title Beyond Gallipoli: Australians in two World Wars
Code ATS2387 / ATS3387
Dates 1 – 25 July 2014 
Application closing date Applications closed
Coordinator Bruce Scates
Further information About Study tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula
Applications Applications closed
Fees Applications closed

 

Winter Semester 2014
Unit title Final Journey: Remembering the Holocaust
Code ATS3284 ATS4286 APG4286
Dates 7 – 21 July 2014
Application closing date Applications closed
Coordinator Mark Baker
Further information About Final Journey: Remembering the Holocaust
Applications Applications closed
Fees Applications closed

 

 

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Study Programs and Tours – update

Monash Arts offers a number of study tours in Africa and Europe. International study tours give you the opportunity to study topics on site.

To find out more about any of these study tours, please Contact Us

Before you apply…

If you are a current Monash student, please read this…
If you are a Cross-institutional student please read this…
If you are an Exchange student please read this…

Programs and Dates

November/December 2014
Unit title Australia and Asia
Code ATS2394 / ATS3394
Dates Mid-November – December 2014
Application closing date 29 August 2014
Coordinator Agnieszka Sobocinska
Further information About the Australia and Asia study tour
Applications Application form (PDF)
Fees Pay application fee

 

 

 

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ATS2394 / ATS3394 Australia and Asia

ATS2394/ATS3394 Australia and Asia is an innovative, study-tour based unit that takes students out of the classroom and into the field to explore the reality of cross-cultural relations for themselves. Classes begin on campus in mid-November 2014 before heading to Indonesia for 10 days in early December. We will explore Java and Bali and hear from academics and experts in Australian-Asian relations of the past, present and future. Students will also have the opportunity to explore specialist sites of international contact and meet professionals in diplomacy, trade and tourism. An optional intensive-language component is available for those who wish to develop skills in Bahasa Indonesia.

If you have any queries, please contact Dr Agnieszka Sobocinska or Arts-Outbound Students directly.

Generous scholarships of up to $3000 are available to eligible students. All students are also eligible for a bursary from Monash Abroad.

Dates: mid-November to early December (Dates to be advised)

Cost: Approximately $1200 per student will cover internal travel and accommodation will be provided, as will entry to all sites and an opening and closing dinner. Students will be expected to arrange their own airfare, buy their own meals along the way, and cover any personal costs.

A program application fee of $500 (included in the above $1200 cost) must be paid before lodgement of International Study Program application, with the final balance due 12 September 2014.

Note: If students choose to withdraw from the program, they will receive a refund of the application fee up until 39 days prior to program commencement, after which time no refund will be granted for any program payments.

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Tours Application process – Exchange – institutions external to Australia

This application information is for students from overseas institutions who wish to apply for an Arts study tour program.  Please note that non-Monash students will only be considered if there are places available within the program.

How to apply

  1. Seek course advice from your home institution and ensure you have written approval to undertake Arts study tour units
  2. Complete the relevant application form available in the table under Programs and Dates.
  3. Pay the program application fee via e-cart. Provide a copy of your receipt with your International Study Program (ISP) application
  4. Include a certified copy of your results
  5. Include a scanned copy of your passport (the page with photo & details)
  6. Submit your completed form along with any required supporting documentation to Arts Student Services.

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Tours Application process – Current Monash students

  1. Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. Make a course advice appointment with your home faculty to ensure you have space in your degree to complete the overseas program (make appointments online via your my.monash portal).  Complete this Course Advice form and submit with your application.
  3. Complete the relevant application form available in the table under Programs and Dates.
  4. Pay the program application fee via e-cart. Provide a copy of your receipt with your International Study Program (ISP) application.
  5. Provide a copy of a bank statement (for purposes of depositing the travel abroad scholarship into your account). If you are a Monash Malaysia or Monash South Africa student, you also need to complete and submit this TT form.
  6. Include a copy of your passport (the page with photo & details).
  7. Submit your completed application to Arts Student Services.

Students will receive an email to notify them of their enrolment (allow six weeks for processing) and completed applications will be forwarded to Monash Abroad for processing of the travel scholarship and OS-HELP loan.

 

 

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Tours Application process – Cross-institutional, within Australia

This application information is for students currently enrolled in a degree at another Australian tertiary institution.  Please note that non-Monash students will only be considered if there are places available within the program.

  1. Ensure you have written approval from your home institution to undertake Arts study tour units.
  2. Complete the relevant application form available in the table under Programs and Dates.
  3. Pay the program application fee via e-cart. You will need to provide a copy of your receipt with your International Study Program (ISP) application.
  4. Complete a Cross-institutional study application form
  5. Include a copy of your passport (the page with photo & details).
  6. Submit both completed application forms along with any required supporting documentation to Arts Student Services.

 

 

 

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Tours – Eligibility requirements

Current Monash students

To be eligible to study an Overseas Study Tour you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years of age or over at the time of departure from Australia
  • Have an active enrolment in a Monash undergraduate degree and have completed 24 credit points
  • Have met any pre-requisites required for the unit of study
  • Have a credit (60%) average
  • Have received course advice from your home faculty and approval to take Arts study tour units for credit

Note: Students who have completed less than 48 credit points will be eligible to apply for the Monash Study Abroad Travel Scholarship, however, they will NOT be eligible for the OS-Help loan.

Non-Monash students within Australia

This information is for students currently enrolled in a degree at another Australian tertiary institution.

To be eligible to study an Overseas Study Tour via cross-institutional study you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have approval from your home institution to study Arts study tour units
  • Be 18 years of age or over at the time of departure from Australia
  • Have met any pre-requisites required for that unit of study
  • Have a credit average

Non-Monash students external to Australia

This information is for students currently enrolled in a degree at a tertiary institution in another country:

To be eligible to study an Overseas Study Tour you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have approval from your home institution to study Arts study tour units
  • Be 18 years of age or over at the time of departure
  • Have met any pre-requisites required for that unit of study
  • Have a credit average or equivalent

 

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Tours – Fees

Program Application fee

All students are required to pay a program application fee prior to submitting their application form. Students must include a copy of the receipt of payment with their application form.

All application fees must be paid via the Monash University e-cart:

 

If students are not successful in their application, the full application fee will be refunded.  If students choose to withdraw from a program, they will receive a full refund up until six weeks prior to the commencement date of the program, after which no refund will be provided.

Please note: For students enrolling in study tour programs, the application fee is included within the overall cost of the program.

Tuition fees

Monash University students will be charged either full-fee or Commonwealth supported place (CSP) according to their verified funding status.

For further information on tuition fees, non-Monash students should Contact Arts Study Overseas

Other Expenses

For study tour programs, costs for students are outlined in the table under Programs and Dates (scroll down to the program you are interested in and select the link), and generally are inclusive of most meals, accommodation, internal transport, museum entry, etc.  For more detail, please contact the unit coordinator (also listed in the Programs and Dates table).

 

 

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Jazz & Strings in New York

JazzJazz in New York

Offered by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, the Jazz in New York unit is situated at New York University (NYU) in Greenwich Village – NY.  The unit includes cutting-edge jazz education with master classes and workshops by the finest jazz musicians in New York City (who in previous years) included: Kenny Werner, Joe Lovano, Chris Potter, Wayne Krantz, Dave Douglas, John Schofield, Jean-Michel Pilc and Dave Schroeder. The two-week workshop offers a course covering a wide range of subjects and a diverse ensemble program tailored to the needs of intermediate to advanced students. The unit also offers performance (concerts), recording opportunities and attendance at concerts.

Along with the world-renowned jazz studies faculty, the workshops will include daily interaction with other jazz students/musicians from around the world, making it a unique opportunity that could only be offered in New York City – the mecca for jazz.

Strings in New York

Offered by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, the Strings in New York unit will take place at New York University (NYU).   This three-week unit will give you the skills you need to forge ahead with confidence! Under the guidance of NYU string faculty members, many of whom have won major competitions and orchestral auditions, you will spend your days putting together the elements needed for a successful audition. Faculty will assist you in preparing solo Bach, concerti, showpieces and etudes. You will learn sports psychology techniques to help deal with performance anxiety such as centering, mental practice and the perfect formula for audition preparation. Alexander Technique session to correct posture and teach bodily self-awareness will also be available. Participants who struggle with persistent bad habits have the opportunity to learn a ground-breaking method of overcoming them in as little as an hour.

The unit with be led by NYU Artist faculty including Cyrus BeroukhimStephanie ChaseGregory FulkersonKikuei IkedaAnton MillerNaoko Tanaka, violin, Stephanie BaerShmuel KatzKaren Ritscher, viola, Marion FeldmanEileen MoonEdward Arron, cello, Edward Malave, Alexander Technique and Justin Hines, improvisation.

The Strings component may include:

  • Two private lessons per week
  • One hour of daily chamber music rehearsal or coaching
  • One hour classes held each afternoon on a series of topics ranging from building confidence through audition strategies to developing one’s musical voice through improvisation and freedom of expression
  • Five hours of daily practice time
  • Performance opportunities at bi-weekly student performances, master classes and chamber music recitals
  • Evening and weekend activities that may include NY Philharmonic concerts, sightseeing in New York City and visits to museums

 

Dates: 7 – 25 July (arrive from 2.00pm on 6th, depart 26th)

Cost: $4500 (this includes the application fee of $500)

  • $500 to be paid at time of application, no later than 5pm Monday 14 April
  • $2000 to be paid by Monday 2 June
  • $2000 to be paid by Tuesday 1 July

Inclusions: accommodation, practice facilities, recording (may be for Jazz only), attendance at selected concerts, some meals (two meals per day/five days per week plus food vouchers for weekend)

Note: If students choose to withdraw from the program, they will receive a refund of the application fee up until 39 days prior to program commencement, after which time no refund will be granted for any program payments.

Eligibility: Selection of students will be based on:

  • the make-up of ensembles, i.e. bass, drums, guitar, etc, (Jazz only)
  • academic record (minimum credit (60%) average across degree and minimum credit for Chief Music Studies CMS – if applicable)
  • interview and audition if required
  • be 18 years of age or over at the time of departure from Australia
  • Have an active enrolment in a Monash undergraduate degree and have completed 24 credit points (48 if applying for an OS-Help loan)
  • Have met any pre-requisites required for the unit of study

How to apply:

  • register an expression of interest with SZCSOM
  • attend the information session in SZCSOM on 19 March at 4.00pm
  • attend audition and interview if required
  • if approved, complete application process
  • attend pre-departure session (date TBC)

 Application Process:

  1. Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements
  2. Make a course advice appointment with your home faculty to ensure you have space in your degree to complete the overseas program (make appointments online via your my.monash portal)
  3. Complete the application form
  4. Pay the program application fee via e-cart . Provide a copy of your receipt with your application
  5. Provide a copy of a bank statement (for purposes of depositing the travel abroad scholarship into your account)
  6. Include a copy of your passport (the page with photo & details)
  7. Submit your completed application to Arts Student Services, or directly to the ISP Coordinator

NB. Students who require an OS-Help loan should complete the application form, and submit together with the ISP Jazz in New York application form

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Study Abroad

If you choose to apply to a non-partner university you will need to complete a Monash Abroad application form and follow the same process as for Exchange.

You will also need to complete a Monash Abroad application form.  However, instead of Monash Abroad nominating you, you will have to apply directly to the non-partner university. Make sure you find out their closing dates and other requirements as Monash Abroad does not keep information on non-partner universities.

For inquiries about studying at a non-partner university, please contact
Arts-Outbound-Students@monash.edu

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Intercampus Exchange

Exchange period Submit application to Faculty of Arts Submit application to Monash Abroad
Semester 1, 2015 15th September, 2014 15th October, 2014
Semester 2, 2015 28th February, 2015 31st March, 2015

Monash Arts students are able to study part of their degree at one of our international campuses. Each semester students from our Australian campuses swap places with students from the Sunway Campus in Malaysia and the Monash South Africa campus.

Monash Malaysia

Established in 1998, Monash Malaysia is the university’s first international campus. The campus is located in Bandar Sunway, about 18km from centre Kuala Lumpur. A popular tourist destination, Kuala Lumpur has a rich blend of cultural and ethnic diversity. The weather is tropical with an average temperature of 30 degrees Celsius. Bandar Sunway has come to be known as a higher education hub for its easy access via a network of highways and modern infrastructure, and its safe, secure and friendly student environment. The township contains a major shopping mall, the award-winning Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, and a range of hotels, clubs and bars. On-campus accomodation is pre-arranged for all exchange and study-abroad students at the Sunway Monash Residence. The food is delicious, cheap and easily available throughout the day.
Find out more about Monash Malaysia.

Monash South Africa Campus

Monash South Africa campus is located in the growing suburb of Ruimsig, 25km north of Johannesburg’s city centre. The campus has advanced facilities with state-of-the-art technology, a strong volunteering ethic which sees many students give up their time to help disadvantaged children with their school work, and excellent campus security. There are lots of places to shop, eat and be entertained on and close to the campus. Clearwater Mall is only 5km from the campus and houses major department stores, boutiques, specialty shops, cinemas and restaurants. Also close by, Northgate Mall has an ice rink and paintball arena.
Find out more about the Monash South Africa Campus.

Credit for Overseas Study

You will gain credit in your Monash degree for the approved units that you study abroad. Students are able to receive a maximum of 24 points (4 units) per semester for studies overseas.

Intercampus Exchange application procedure

For Faculty of Arts students (including double degree students) wishing to depart in Semester 1 or 2, 2015 please read the following flyer:
2015 Study Abroad_Exchange procedures information (Word)

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Exchange

Study at a Partner Institution

Exchange to University of California, Japanese Universities or Pennsylvania State University:

Exchange period Submit application to Faculty of Arts Submit application to Monash Abroad
Semester 1, 2015 12th April, 2014 1st June, 2014
Semester 2, 2015 15th October, 2014 1st December, 2014

All other exchange destinations:

Exchange period Submit application to Faculty of Arts Submit application to Monash Abroad
Semester 1, 2015 31st May, 2014 31st July, 2014
Semester 2, 2015 30th November, 2014 31st January, 2015

Monash has partnerships with over 140 international universities. Each year our students travel to places including Austria, Botswana, Chile, Denmark, France, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, the Middle East, the UK and the US.

There are no additional tuition fees. While studying overseas you remain enrolled full time at Monash, which means you continue to pay your tuition fees to Monash and gain credit towards your degree. As an exchange student you effectively swap places with a student from one of our overseas partner institutions.

You will gain credit in your Monash degree for approved study abroad. Students are able to receive a maximum of 24 points per semester for studies overseas.

Exchange application procedure

For Faculty of Arts students (including double degree students) wishing to depart in Semester 1 or 2, 2015 please read the following flyer:
2015 Study Abroad_Exchange procedures information (Word)

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Bangladesh Disaster Management Field Study

Not offered in 2014

APG4017

If you are interested in natural hazards, their consequences and the responses that help recovery and preparedness for future hazards, then this unit is for you. The unit is designed to provide opportunities for students to examine Bangladesh’s applied disaster response and recovery approaches.

The trip will include visits to sites and projects on the following topics: flooding, drought, cyclones and soil erosin, disaster risk reduction, community adaptation to climate change, food security, livelihoods, microfinance, gender, disability and governance.

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Study Tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula

Winter Semester 2014: 1 July – 25 July, 2014

ATS2387 ATS3387

Join Australia’s leading Gallipoli Historian, Professor Bruce Scates, in a journey across this historic landscape, retrace the steps of the men who fought there, and watch history come to life in the gullies and the ridges.

You will also explore Istanbul and Troy and students will continue on to complete further study at the Monash Prato Centre in Italy.

You could also win a $3500 prize, see Monash Gallipoli Prize.

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Final Journey: Remembering the Holocaust

Winter Semester 2014: 7 July– 21 July 2014

ATS3284 ATS4286 APG4286

This intensive unit explores modern history of European Jews before and after the Holocaust. Students will travel to the major centres of interwar Jewish life in France, Italy, Germany, Poland and Lithuania, and encounter the diverse heritage of Jewish life in each country. The unit will explore issues central to this period and the individuals who shaped their times.

Students will visit museums, synagogues, cemetries, destroyed ghettos and sites of mass murder such as Auschwitz – Birkenau. We will ask what remains of the past by looking at the ways in which the history of European Jews is being memorialised and renewed through efforts at reconstruction, immigration, and commemoration.

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Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda

Not offered in 2014

ATS3314 /  APG4314

This intensive unit will bring together students from Monash campuses in Australia and South Africa to study the contemporary histories of post-genocide and post-conflict societies.

Students will spend one week in Johannesburg and a second week in Kigali exlploring public debates on memory, testimony, trauma and justice. Places to be visited include the Apartheid Museam, Soweto, Constitution Hill, the Murambi genocide memorial and Rwandan survivor organisations.

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War and Peace: Models of Conflict Resolution

24 Nov – 7 Dec 2014

ATS3287 ATS4287 APG4287

This two-week intensive unit begins with a workshop on conflict resolution at the Monash Prato Centre in Italy. Students travel for the remaining period to areas that have experienced conflict to observe first-hand the complexities of peace-building and reconciliation.

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