Overseas and local study tours and field trip courses

Overseas and local study tours and field trips are short term courses that allow you to study either a core course, elective unit or intensive course overseas. Intensive courses are usually 2-6 weeks in length and mostly run during semester breaks. They may include multiple stops at multiple destinations, or involve a more immersive experience at just one location.

Our field trips and study tours are diverse and you will have the opportunity to learn with in Australia in locations like in Darwin, Alice Springs, Blue Mountains, Mount Imlay, and overseas in New Zealand, Europe, Vietnam, Indonesia, Paris and more.

Our overseas study tours offer students a unique and hands-on learning experience in their areas of study by interacting with industry experts and developing an understanding of local culture by meeting new people.

Applications are now open for the CASS Study Tour and Field Trip Travel Grant. This grant provides equity funding to facilitate study tours or field trip opportunities for eligible students. Funding is available to assist students who are recipients of government allowance (Youth Allowance, Austudy, Abstudy), have refugee status, or can give proof of financial hardship if not a recipient of government allowance. 

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 Environment Studio: field based research & studio practice in visual arts - CASS field trip or overseas course

Environment Studio: field based research & studio practice in visual arts

Convener: Dr Amanda Stuart

This course provides outstanding field-based visual art engagement opportunities with environments in and around the Canberra region. It offers supervised camping-based field trips that provide primary research opportunities to inform the... » read more

 First Peoples' Knowledges and Ways of Knowing - CASS field trip or overseas course

First Peoples' Knowledges and Ways of Knowing

Convener: Ms Mary Spiers Williams

Intensive format in July 2022 and will be taught by Charles Darwin University (CDU) and ANU academics in Darwin at the First Nations precinct at the CDU campus, Casuarina. This course is hosted by Larrakia Elder-in-residence and Larrakia... » read more

 Professional Archaeology - CASS field trip or overseas course

Professional Archaeology

Convener: Professor Phil Piper and Dr Duncan Wright

This intensive course, a collaboration with EXTENT Heritage, introduces you to procedural and practical skills required to work effectively as a professional archaeologist in Australia. By doing so it eases your transition between academic... » read more

Anzac Battlefields and Beyond: A Study Tour of Gallipoli, London, Paris and the Western Front  - CASS field trip or overseas course

Anzac Battlefields and Beyond: A Study Tour of Gallipoli, London, Paris and the Western Front

Convener: Professor Bruce Scates

Anzac Battlefields and Beyond is a Study Tour of Gallipoli, London, Paris and the Western Front. It is an undergraduate course offered by the School of History, and led by world authority on the commemoration of war, Professor Bruce Scates... » read more

Applied Arabic - CASS field trip or overseas course

Applied Arabic

Convener: Ms Leila Kouatly

This course is a six week in country summer immersion language and culture program conducted in an Arab country/state. A number of extracurricular activities will be part of the course. The course develops students' advanced communication... » read more

Archaeological Fieldschool - CASS field trip or overseas course

Archaeological Fieldschool

Convener: Dr Catherine Frieman

This course develops practical skills in archaeological fieldwork on field schools administered or co-administered by faculty members of the School of Archaeology and Anthropology. The participants learn modern techniques in archaeological... » read more

Art of the European Courts, 1500 - 1815 - CASS field trip or overseas course

Art of the European Courts, 1500 - 1815

Convener: Associate Professor Robert Wellington

This course offers students the exciting opportunity to study Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical art, design and architecture on site in Europe. The course will provide an insight into life at court and the images and objects... » read more

Asian Art In-Country - CASS field trip or overseas course

Asian Art In-Country

Convener: Associate Professor Charlotte Galloway

The Asian Art In-Country course is run as an in-country intensive. Students will spend up to 14 days in an Asian country studying art and culture first hand, visiting historical sites and museums. This course is offered as two different... » read more


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