Study Tour

Unit code: BBB7001 | Study level: Postgraduate
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
City Flinders
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
Must have successfully completed at least 4 units.
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit is designed for students undertaking an approved postgraduate study tour within the Victoria University Business School. Students participate in an organised short-term or long-term study tour that combines formal study with experiential learning in a particular culture and society. Students participate in a series of seminars hosted or organised by agencies, institutions or organisations approved by the School.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse cross-cultural business operations to review relevance to other contemporary business situations;
  2. Critically evaluate relationships between the factors affecting micro and macro business environment;
  3. Investigate business problems and identify associated business opportunities; and,
  4. Formulate strategic recommendations that are appropriate for the relevant international context in both written and oral form.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Review
Grade: 20%
Reflection on cross-cultural business operations
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 30%
Challenges and opportunities for Australia
Assessment type: Report
Grade: 50%
Reflective country report with lessons learned during the study tour

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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