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Study Tour to South America

This occurrence is not offered in 2020

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 6 January 2020
End Date: Sunday, 9 February 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 10 January 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 24 January 2020


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.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

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.

Globally aware

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.

Course Coordinator

Richard Watt


This course is by application only, and the applications close in August 2019.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $822.00

International fee $3,688.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 15 people apply to enrol.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

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