Students from the Peter Faber Business School gained valuable experience when they visited Europe on one of the School's regular study tours.

Fast track your degree

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

This opportunity will be available every Winter and Summer period.*

*minimum number of enrolments are required for a tour to run

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

Geoff Fabila
Our students are able to experience unique international opportunities. For Bachelor of Commerce student, Geoff Fabila, this included the opportunity to perform a duet with Australian Ambassador to Italy, Greg French. Geoff was subsequently invited back to Rome personally by Greg to give another performance after the tour had ended.
Geoff Fabila
Bachelor of Commerce

Peter Faber Business School Rome Tour

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We are taking EOI’s for the following study periods:

  • Winter (July): 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Summer (December/January): 2020, 2021, 2022

International study opportunities with the Peter Faber Business School

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.

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 overseas
Rome, July 2019: Business Cohort
Students from the Business school enjoying a wonderful Summer in Rome. The cohort spent two weeks undertaking their classes on our Rome campus as well as experiencing many cultural visits such as a weekend trip to Florence, a treasure hunt around the city and an evening at the open air Opera.

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.

Cost

The study tour is conducted over two weeks (13 nights) and the program fee is currently estimated to be between A$2,600 to $2,800*.

The program fee covers:

  • shared accommodation at the Rome Campus
  • meal plan (breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday)
  • airport transfers (for group flights)
  • scheduled group excursions and site visits
  • welcome dinner.

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. Payment options and due date 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 Student Portal (login required)

For any further queries email: business.rome@acu.edu.au

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

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