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  • Locations: Bhutan, Bhutan
  • Program Terms: Trimester 2
  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2019 13/08/2018
10/09/2018 19/10/2019 04/11/2019

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Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Health Program Type: Faculty Led Study Tour
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point
Credit Type: Undergraduate OS Help Available: Yes
GCP Points: 30
Program Description:

Program Overview

Nursing Bhutan

Study tour dates: 19 October - 4 November 2019 (subject to slight changes)
Enhance your understanding of cross-cultural health and nursing care

Range of activities designed to link students with policy makers, health care workers, health consumers and health agencies in Bhutan. The main focus of this study tour is community/primary health care delivery.

Unit information:
HNN216 - International NursingStudy Tour

Assessment requirements:
Group presentation and reflective journal.

The unit is only open to students undertaking undergraduate studies in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Fellowship students must choose the tour that is appropriate to their enrolled units.

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Cost and Funding

Cost and Funding

The study tour costs are approximately $6500. Eligible students may receive $3300 New Colombo Plan* funding, which means out-of-pocket costs will total to $3200. This cost includes:

  • Airfares
  • Accommodation
  • On-ground institution course fees
  • Transport in relation to tour activities
  • Some meals

All costs must be paid on the published dates regards of any loans.

OS-Help loans may also be available to eligible students. Refer to OS-Help FAQs to determine your eligibility.

*According to the NCP funding criteria, a Student participating in a Mobility Project must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • be an Australian citizen. Students cannot receive a Student Grant to undertake a Mobility Project in a Host Location in which they have dual citizenship or residency rights, or in which they have previously been a citizen or permanent resident
  • be enrolled in an on-shore campus of Deakin University throughout the duration of the Mobility Project, and
  • be undertaking a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree at the commencement of their Mobility Project.
At least 60 per cent of students participating in any given Mobility Project must be aged 18 to 28 years inclusive at the commencement of their Mobility Project. Up to 40 per cent of students may be over the age of 28 years.  Students under the age of 18 years cannot participate in any Mobility Project.

Deakin University cannot provide the same student with more than one New Colombo Plan Short-term Grant or more than one New Colombo Plan Semester Grant (with or without an Internship Grant) during their undergraduate studies. So, students who have participated in such a program previously are ineligible to apply.


Important Information

Important Information

Application and selection process
Applicants are required to provide a written response and their WAM. Please ensure that you complete all the requirements as requested, incomplete applications will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified of the outcomes by email.

For questions regarding the study tour, please email Jerome Otton. For questions regarding the application portal, please email

This program is currently not accepting applications.