New government funding will support RMIT students in undertaking international study tours to China, Vietnam and the United States.
The Department of Education funding for the School of Media and Communication will subsidise tours to Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City and New York in 2015.
Dr Marianne Sison, Deputy Dean (International), said the $64,500 grant would support international mobility opportunities for students.
"This is the fourth year we've received national government funding through the various schemes including Endeavour, Asiabound and the Short Term Mobility Program," Dr Sison said.
"I commend our colleagues for their continued engagement in submitting funding applications to enable our students to have an international study experience."
Eddie Javier, a teacher in the vocational education Photo Imaging program will lead the Shanghai Photo Imaging Study Tour to China.
Mr Javier said the tour would provide an opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills while working in an international photo imaging studio.
"As part of the tour our students will team up with students from East China Normal University to develop works that will be exhibited in Shanghai and Melbourne," Mr Javier said.
"Students will learn how to work with clients in advertising and design, photography and media production in a different cultural context."
Rachel Wilson, lecturer in the Bachelor of Communication (Media) program, will lead the Interdisciplinary Communication Project (ICP) study trip to Vietnam for second and third year students.
The Interdisciplinary Communication Project (ICP) was designed to give students from Melbourne the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary communication project with students from RMIT University Vietnam.
Julie Bilby, lecturer and Program Manager of the Bachelor of Communication (Advertising), will lead the Global Practice Study Tour to New York.
Ms Bilby said the postgraduate coursework option offered an opportunity to jump into an exciting adventure in global media and communication.
"Students will have the opportunity to work with a number of key international organisations across creative and social media networks, plus cutting-edge advertising, design and communications practice," she said.
The tours provide an opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills and increase their employability with an international study experience.