AGRI2298 Agricultural exchange to Indonesia

Credit
24 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Life and Health Sciences
  • Level 2 elective
Content
Unit available for students wishing to spend Semester studying at Bogor Agricultural University, West Java, Indonesia as part of ACICIS Study Indonesia's Agriculture Semester Program. This study option will be of particular interest to Agricultural Science, Natural Resource Management and Environmental Science students, though students from other majors are also welcome to take part. No background in Indonesian language is required by participants.

This program allows students to take units in a number of internationally accredited study programs at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), including units in agribusiness, agronomy and horticulture, plant protection, forestry, food science and technology, and animal production technology. With classes taught in English, from an Indonesian perspective, students will be well-placed to become leaders in international agricultural development with a solid understanding of the food security and resource management challenges facing Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific region. Students are also able to undertake a professional practicum placement (internship) at an Indonesian host organisation to complement their formal studies. Host organisations will likely include global research organisations, local and international NGOs and agricultural production companies
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) develop their understanding and academic knowledge of Indonesia's agriculture sector and prevailing agricultural practices,; (2) develop their understanding and academic knowledge of the food security and resource management challenges facing Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific region; (3) apply their knowledge and academic skills in the Indonesian agriculture sector; and (4) enhance their understanding of Indonesian academic culture, and gain first-hand experience of the challenges of intercultural management and communication.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: Assessment completed in Indonesia. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Note
The ACICIS Agriculture Semester Program (ASP) allows students to enrol in a suite of units at Bogor Agricultural University, including subjects in agribusiness, agronomy and horticulture, plant protection, forestry, food science and technology, and animal production technology. With classes taught in English, from an Indonesian perspective, students undertaking the ASP will be well-placed to become leaders in international agricultural development, equipped with a strong understanding of the food security and resource management challenges facing Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific region. Students will also be given the opportunity to undertake a professional practicum placement at an Indonesian host organisation to complement their studies.

For more information about how to apply for the Agriculture Semester Program, please visit the Global Learning Studio site:
http://www.globalstudio.uwa.edu.au/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10577
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