Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009: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: Approximately 100-120 hours on internship, plus regular contact with the subject coordinator and workshop sessions accross the semester |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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 Hugh James Mcnaughtan
|Subject Overview:||Students enrolled in this subject will be assisted to find a placement in a publishing or communications environment. They will work for 100 - 120 hours under the guidance of a senior staff person, with additional support from the subject co-ordinator and regular workshop sessions. As well as taking part in the host organisation's day-to-day work, students will undertake a research project of concrete and practical benefit to the host organisation or the broader industry. The research topic will be negotiated between the student, the organisation's management and the subject co-ordinator. Students will develop skills in conducting effective and timely research, analysis and report-writing, and will also gain direct exposure to contemporary publishing and communications practice.|
|Assessment:||CV, cover letter and career plan 15% (due early in the semester), project proposal of 1000 words 10% (due mid-late semester), journal and publishing portfolio of 5000 words or equivalent 30% and research report of 4000 words 45% (due end of semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Publishing and Communications Program. Students must consult the subject coordinator before enrolling in this subject.|
Master of Publishing and Communications |
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications)
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