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This course examines an industry in Canterbury and in South America during a 4-week study tour. Students will be expected to apply economic thinking to address issues in this industry. Students will learn some basic Spanish and interact with South American students and businesses.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
(1) ECON104 (2) Subject to the Head of Department approval.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
This course is by application only, and the applications close in August 2019.https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/business/what-can-i-study/economics/econ228/
Domestic fee $822.00
International fee $3,688.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 15 people apply to enrol.
Maximum enrolment is 30
For further information see
Department of Economics and Finance.