Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - 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: Not available
|Prerequisites:||25 points at Level 1 in Politics and International Studies, and 37.5 points at Level 2 in Politics and International Studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Levels 1 & 2 Politics and International Studies|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Any of the following subjects: |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Thomas Davis
Dr. Tom Davis
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.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students will only be permitted to take one Politics and International Studies internship as part of their BA degree. Application process applies. |
166-039 Public Affairs Internship is not available as a Breadth subject.
Political Science Major |
Politics && International Studies
Politics and International Studies
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