Study Tour / Field Trip - PICT START

Study Tour / Field Trip - PICT START

START-PICT Seminar on U.S. Perspectives on Contemporary Security Issues and U.S.-Australia Cooperation, is a two-week intensive study tour of the Washington, D.C., region. During their time in the United States, the students will hear from START Director and other START researchers, as well as experts from government, academia, and private industry. This includes visits to the Pentagon, U.S. Institute of Peace, RAND Corporation, the Washington Post, and Department of State, among others.

Country: United States of America
Program Dates: 19 - 30 June 2017
Area of Study: Law, Security and Intelligence, 
Type of program: Study Tour / Field Trip 
Length of program: 2 weeks 
Language of Instruction English 
Accommodation: Students have choice of single or double occupancy dormitory rooms on-campus at University of Maryland College Park, MD campus.
Course Details: Please contact the unit convenor for course details.Unit will be offered for Recognised Prior Learning in DSSC curriculum. Student assessment tasks are determined in consultation with each student group.

Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible for this program, you must: 

  • Academic performance and 
  • In-person or Skype professional interview determine selection of no more than 20 students, with Department Head approval.

How to Apply 

Fred Smith will be shortlisting candidates. Once notified of their acceptance, students must complete an online Application form in order to receive the funding. You'll need to include your personal details and the program name. It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important Notes:

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance. 

Program Costs: Total estimated cost of tuition, lodging, air travel, train travel and food approximately $4000-$5000 AUD.

 *Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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