Fast track your degree and complete two mandatory units by studying BIPX202 and BUSN304 in Rome July 2019.

Study in Rome

The two units will be taught concurrently over two weeks. You will study with ACU teaching staff, stay on our Rome Campus with the other students, and participate in cultural tours and visits.

Before traveling to Rome, the Peter Faber Business School will hold pre-departure seminars to brief participants on the study tour.

ACU study business in Rome Anushka Shrestha

International study options give students global experience.

For Anushka Shrestha it included a bonus encounter with the Pope. Fourth year Bachelor of Commerce Anushka Shrestha jetted off to Italy and interned at the Secretariat for the Economy of The Vatican City State and The Holy See, with the Control and Vigilance section.

International study opportunities with the Peter Faber Business School

The Peter Faber Business School is pleased to offer two units:

  • BUSN304 Working with diversity and conflict
  • BIPX202 Community engagement: building strengths and capabilities

Duration: 2 weeks

Dates: TBC July, 2019

BUSN304 Working with diversity and conflict

Credit Points: 10

Prerequisites: Completion of MGMT100 and BUSN104

This capstone unit focuses on the relationship between diversity and conflict and the positive outcomes associated with their effective management. Key theories and concepts of these areas are explored as they relate to both the workplace and wider society. Topics covered include types of diversity, valuing diversity, the nature of conflict and the principles, strategies and benefits associated with their effective management. The unit aims to develop knowledge and awareness of how the appropriate management of conflict and the adoption of exemplary diversity management practices act as a form of corporate social responsibility in an increasingly globalised world.

BIPX202 Community engagement: building strengths and capabilities

Credit Points: 10

Prerequisites: Completion of UNCC100

This unit provides you with a business focused understanding of community engagement and its importance in serving poor, vulnerable and marginalised groups.

Additionally, you’ll gain experience by undertaking a community engagement placement in Rome.

In this unit you will develop critical employment skills that you will hone in the context of working for a social enterprises, community groups or not for profits. These skills will include organisation, team work, establishing a service mindset, self-development and initiative. This unit reinforces our Core Curriculum by enabling you to volunteer in the community in a three-way partnership between yourself, ACU, and participating organisations.

ACU study business in Rome Endeavour EU study tour
Endeavour EU study tour
Students from the Faculty of Law and Business embarked on a European study tour in December 2016, visiting London, Brussels, Ghent and Rome.“We remain unwavering in our pursuit to foster approaches that prepare a new generation of globally minded leaders and in the preservation of the freedom of educational exchanges.” Tom Robinson AACSB President and CEO

The Rome Campus

Our Rome Campus is located in the Janiculum Hill area of Rome, not far from the Vatican and is located on the same property where classes are held. The accommodation includes a chapel, garden and other amenities for students.


The study tour is conducted over two weeks (12 nights TBC July 2019) and the program fee is currently estimated to be between A$2,600 to $2,800*, excluding flights.

The program fee covers:

  • shared accommodation at the Rome Campus
  • meal plan (breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday)
  • welcome dinner
  • industry guest speakers
  • embassy visits
  • St Peter's mass
  • historical and cultural site visits
  • engagement with local communities and charities.

The program fee does not include the return airfare to Italy.

To confirm your place in this exciting program, a non-refundable deposit of $200 must be made by 31 March 2019. (Payment options to be confirmed).

* Prices are subject to international exchange rates and may fluctuate.

Financial Support

Program participants are usually eligible to receive the Vice-Chancellor and President’s Travel Grant of AUD$500 to assist with the cost of your economy airfare. (Please note: you can only apply for one Vice-Chancellor and President’s grant throughout your course).

Eligible students may also apply for an OS-Help Loan to support the cost of travel and incidentals.

A list of funding options is available on our study overseas website. Visit


To express interest or find out more:


We look forward to welcoming you to our Rome Campus as you undertake your undergraduate studies with ACU.


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