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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: To be determined in consultation with organisation officers and program staff |
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|Prerequisites:||This subject is available only to students undertaking the Public Affairs (International Students) Program. For further details contact the School. Special entry conditions apply.|
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CoordinatorDr Tom Davis
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In this subject students will have active experience working for a senior person with a policy-making and management role in the organisation in which they are placed. The central task will be to complete a policy report of relevance to the organisation. Academic support and supervision is provided by the School. Local government, non-government and community-based organisations which have a public affairs focus or interest will provide placements. Students who complete this subject should have well-developed analytical, research, interviewing and report-writing skills enabling the provision of consultancy-type research services; and have high-level interpersonal skills developed through interaction with a range of people involving several tiers of government and a plurality of interests.
|Assessment:||A research essay of 6000 words 75% and a reflective essay of 2000 words 25% (both due at the end of semester).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Formerly available as 166-254/354. Students who have completed 166-254 or 166-354 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Students will only be permitted to take one Political Science internship as part of their BA degree.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
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