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AIS3812 - International Experience

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
0
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2019/20
Semester A 2020/21 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

As an international studies department with an Asia focus and global orientation it is essential for students to understand something of the world beyond Hong Kong from an overseas exchange semester, international internship or summer study programme abroad of at least a month during their undergraduate studies.  In this regard, all BSSASIS students have to fulfil at least one of the activities organized by the University for at least 4 weeks to fulfil the graduation requirements.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
 
Detailed Course Information

AIS3812.pdf

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Additional Information

Requirement for BSSASIS students concerning International Experience (AIS3812)

Preamble
As an international studies department with an Asia focus and global orientation it is essential for students to understand something of the world beyond Hong Kong from an overseas exchange semester, international internship or summer study programme abroad of at least a month during their undergraduate studies.  In this regard, all BSSASIS students have to fulfil at least one of the below-mentioned activities organized by the University for at least 4 weeks to fulfil the graduation requirements.

The below sets out the basic principles and arrangements governing the international experience of AIS undergraduate students in going at least 4 weeks of international experience.
 
Basic Principles and Arrangements
 
BSSASIS students will have to fulfil at least 4 weeks international experience to fulfil the graduation requirements.  The 4 weeks international experience will include:
  • Joining overseas exchange programmes arranged by the University;
  • Participating in overseas study tour, overseas internship, overseas field trips arranged by the University;
  • Joining overseas service learning programmes organized by the University.
Upon satisfying the international experience requirements, students are expected to submit the completion proofs to the departmental general office by semester before their expected graduation to facilitate recording AIS3812 International Experience in their academic transcripts.
If any student indicates that they cannot join any of the above programmes, they need to write to the Internationalisation Coordinator of the Department at the beginning of the final year of study before their expected graduation. 
  1. A letter with strong justifications they cannot join any of the above activities;
  2. Documents proofing the difficulties mentioned in 1. should be provided.
The Head of Department or his delegates will consider the student's request on a case by case basis.