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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 Parliamentary Officers and staff |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
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
CoordinatorDr John Henry Chesterman
ContactDr. John Chesterman
|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.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should... |
|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).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Formerly available as 166-044. Students who have completed 166-044 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Students will only be permitted to take one Political Science internship as part of their BA.
The Parliamentary Internship (Int. Students) is not available as a Breadth subject.
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