|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: regular contact with subject coordinator throughout semester, 150 contact hours during internship placement, plus a one-day group presenation to be held in the second-last week of semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 25 points of development studies subjects and permission of subject coordinator|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Violeta Schubert
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject provides an introduction to the day to day operation of an overseas based development agency or institute. It entails a placement of five to six weeks in such an agency. The subject provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained during coursework study in a practical context. Students will be required to work in a collaborative fashion in research, policy, project design or project evaluation. This subject will facilitate students' exposure to critical dynamics, cultural sensitivities and interactions between actors (governments, beneficiaries, donors or implementing agencies) of international development work.
|Assessment:||Assessment by supervisors in the host organisation equivalent 3000 words 30% (during semester); oral presentation followed by a written presentation, equivalent to 1000-1500 words 20% (during semester); and a 5000 word essay 50% (due at the end of semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development) |
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
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