Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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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: To be determined in consultation with organisation officers and program staff |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||25 points of Level 1 Politics and International Studies, and 37.5 points of Level 2 Politics and International Studies.|
|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
CoordinatorMr Thomas William D'Arc Davis
ContactDr. Tom Davis
|Subject Overview:||In this subject students will have active experience working for a senior person with a policy-making and management role in a local government, non-government or community-based organisation. Students will be required to use their own networks to make an initial contact with a potential organisation; their choice will then need to be ratified by the School. The central task will be to complete a policy report of relevance to the organisation. 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).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Formerly available as 166-043. Students who have completed 166-043 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Students will only be permitted to take one political science internship as part of a BA. This subject has a quota of 30 students per semester. An application process applies.
The Public Affairs Internship is not available as a Breadth subject.
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Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
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Politics & International Studies
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