MUP Internship

Subject ABPL90307 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: To be arranged between supervisor and student.
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours


Generally this subject is only available to students who have completed 100 points of the Master of Urban Planning.

The student will need to find a suitable internship placement.

Approval to complete the internship must be obtained from the program coordinator via an application form which will include a 300 word summary of the activities to be undertaken and the academic value of these activities. For further information please contact the Student Centre.

Corequisites: None
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:


Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Internship accompanied by academic objectives that is supervised by a MUP (or possibly some other MSD) member of staff, that enables the student to gain applied experience and reflect on the experience, both theoretically and in an applied manner.


The proposed subject arises from requests from students and the view that applied experience is a relevant academic outcome. The objective of the elective is to enable the student to gain practical experience and to develop her/his expertise, both in respect of theoretical understanding and career interests.


1 x 5,000 word essay, which may or may not include diagrams and designs (100%), due end of semester.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

The student will develop applied experience and research and writing skills.

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