Thailand Study Tour: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Imprisonment (3023CCJ)

This course involves two weeks overseas travel to Thailand including: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. Of specific focus will be issues pertaining to: 1) human rights, women's imprisonment and re-integration, 2) drug offending, rehabilitation and prevention, 3) the sex industry including sex tourism and human trafficking, 4) violence against women and children. It provides a wide range of in-country experiences including field visits to prisons, drug rehabilitation centres, domestic violence shelters, centres supporting sex workers, ex-inmate employment/skill development centres and the Doi Tung Development Project. Students will also undertake volunteer work and participate in a joint youth forum together with Thai university students at the Thailand Institute of Justice. The tour will provide students with an understanding of key crime and justice issues in Thailand while also learning about Thai people and their culture. Prerequisites: Students are required to have completed one or more of the following courses: 2007CCJ (Sociology of Crime), 2015CCJ (Gender, Crime and Justice) or 3016CCJ (Race, Crime and Justice). Enrolment in this course is by application only. Please email for an application form.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Mt Gravatt Trimester 3

Course Attributes

Restricted: Approval from Course Convenor

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
23 December 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Enrolment in this course is by application only.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (71647) Weeks 1 - 8, Mid-Trimester Break, 9 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.