Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, 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 Parliamentary officers and staff |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Normally, the equivalent of 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, or equivalent|
|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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In this subject students will have active experience working for a Member of the Victorian 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.
Students who successfully complete this subject should...
|Assessment:||A research report of 6000 words (80%) and a reflective essay of 2000 words (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|
Students who complete this subject should:
|Notes:||Students will only be permitted to take one Politics and International Studies internship as part of the BA. |
166-044 Parliamentary Internship (Int. Students) is not available as a Breadth subject.
Political Science Major |
Politics && International Studies
Politics and International Studies
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