ANTH30017 Cultural Tourism in South East Asia
This is an intensive University of Melbourne subject held in Bali, Indonesia
Teaching dates: 8 July- 19 July 2019
Application deadline: 15 April 2019
Entry into this subject is by application only. Places are limited, and students may not self-enrol. Preference is given to students with higher weighted average marks. student may be called for a brief interview
About the Subject
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- Your application will be assessed by the subject coordinator after the application deadline (listed under “Important Dates” above).
- Successful applicants will be notified of next steps and invited to attend a pre-departure session where detailed travel and subject-related information will be presented.
This subject focuses on cultural tourism in Southeast Asia, home to some of the most prominent tourist destinations in the world. Drawing on anthropology theory and ethnographic case studies, it assesses the social, cultural and economic impact of tourism in the region. The subject addresses key anthropological concerns about identity, culture, community and social change, amidst appreciation of issues that have evolved in the anthropology of tourism about research methods, government policy, relations between hosts and guests, environmental issues, material culture and residential tourism.
The estimated non-tuition or program costs for taking this subject, including airfares, are $2000-2500. Students are responsible in this for the cost of airfares, accommodation, personal travel, and on-ground incidentals including transport and food. These costs are in addition to the University of Melbourne tuition cost for taking this subject.
Enrolled students may be eligible to apply for a Melbourne Mobility Award
with a value of up to $1000 to put towards costs. Enrolled students may be eligible for New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant
The University of Melbourne offers free travel insurance coverage for enrolled students travelling on University-related study. Students must register for coverage at least 14 days prior to departure. Find out more on the insurance page
This subject is worth 12.5 points. You must first apply and be selected before you can be enrolled in this subject (see “Application” instructions above), and you must also ensure that you have confirmed with a course advisor from Stop1 that this subject can be credited to your degree or diploma prior to applying.
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