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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 Parliamentary Officers and staff |
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|Prerequisites:||This subject is available only to students undertaking the Parliamentary Internship (International Students) Program. For further details, please contact the School. Special entry conditions apply.|
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|Subject Overview:|| |
In this subject students will have active experience working for a Member of Parliament in the settings of Parliament, the Parliamentary Library, Parliamentary Offices and electorate offices. Each student will complete a research project for an MP on a topic of concern and interest to the MP. Academic supervision and support is provided by the School. Students should develop their research and interpersonal skills while learning about the representative role of MPs and Parliament and their tasks of policy making and enacting legislation. Students who complete this subject should have well-developed analytical, research, interviewing and report-writing skills; have practical skills enabling the provision of consultancy-type research services; and have high-level interpersonal skills developed through interaction with a range of people, including MPs.
|Assessment:||A research report of 6000 words worth 80% and a reflective essay of 2000 words worth 20% (both due at the end of semester).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Students will only be permitted to take one Political Science internship as part of their BA.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
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