Academic Courses

APSC 461 + 462: Global Engineering Leadership (Summer 2019 Course and ISL Placement)
  Program Overview Applications are currently being reviewed in the order received. Applications will close on April 28th at 11:59pm. Eligibility Criteria Students should be in their 3rd year by Summer 2019 Students registered in APSC 462 must complete ASPC 461 prior to their International Service Learning placement. In addition to Applied Science students, there are a […]

ASTU 401C: Global Women’s Health and Human Rights- Campus Based Course (Summer Term 1)
This course, Global Women’s Health and Human Rights, will focus on critical issues related to global women’s health and her/their ability to exercise human rights. Successful applicants to this course will receive a full conference admission to Women Deliver 2019, and will be required to attend as much of the conference as possible from June 3rd-June 6th 2019.

ASTU 401 (section TBD) Wicked Problems in Community Development – Course & International Service Placement (Winter Term 2)
Focus on a case study in India and study the societal complexity of international community developments.
Academic Credit: 3 Credits.
Academic Term: Winter II.
Location: UBC Vancouver Campus.

HIST 403 (section TBD) Ecological and Environmental History of Costa Rica – Course & International Service Placement (Summer 2019)
Eligibility: Open to all UBC students who have completed 2nd year (54 credits) by January 2018. This course will fulfill the History as well asInternational Relations BA major seminar requirements.
Academic Credit: Three credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from May - August, 2019
Location: Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $4,600 - $4,900

ECON 364B The Economics of Sustainable Development – Course & Regional Service Placement (Winter Term 2)
Eligibility: Minimum 2nd year standing with 9 credits of Economics completed prior to starting course
Academic Credit: Six credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2019
Location: Tofino, BC
Placement Cost: $2,900 - $3,200

ASTU 204C Collaborative Methods for Global Community Development – Campus Based Course (Winter Term 2)

Eligibility: Open to all UBC students
Academic Credit: ASTU 204C (3 Credits)
Location: UBC Vancouver Campus
Methodologies used: Systems thinking, strategic design, forum theatre
Theme: Global Migration
Instructor: Moura Quayle

ECON 364B The Economics of Sustainable Development – Course & International Service Placement (Winter Term 2)

Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2019
Academic Credit: ECON 364A (3 Credits), ECON 364B (3 Credits)
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2019
Location: Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, India, Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800Cost may be offset by funding options

SOCI 495F Community Based Participatory Research Approaches & Applications – Course & International Service Placement
Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2018
Academic Credit: ASTU 401H (3 Credits), ASTU 401I (3 Credits)
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2018
Location: Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, India, Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800
Cost may be offset by funding options