The ACICIS Agriculture Professional Practicum program runs for six weeks and includes a two-week intensive Indonesian language study and industry-led seminars, followed by a four-week supervised industry placement. 

The Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP) provides Australian students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the diversity of the tropical ecosystems and challenges facing Indonesian agriculture, food security and the environment. The classroom components of the program (language classes and industry seminar series) will equip students with the language skills and cultural awareness necessary to operate effectively during their professional placements. The practicum placement allows students to gain practical experience in Indonesia’s agriculture, and related,
industries.

Fields of study

UQ Students are able to participate in the following Practicum Program:

Credit Equivalent

Satisfactory completion of program = 2 - 4 UQ Units. Credit may be available for eligible students, pending UQ faculty approval. 

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences students may be eligible for Level 3 credit with exemption from AGRC2031 - Industry Placement as approved by the Science Faculty. Credit must be confirmed with the Science Faculty to check suitability for your program. requirements.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by ACICIS.

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Cost

The tuition fee is approximately $3,375 AUD. Administration and accommodation fees are not included. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

A limited number of $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. As this funding is managed by ACICIS, please contact ACICIS with any queries.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Housing is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2019
End: 16 February 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Internship
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​

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