Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 340 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Up to 120 hours of placement with the organisation. Occasional academic supervision, to be determined in consultation with the Program Coordinator. Estimated total time commitment: 240 hours.
Admission to 234AH Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage (MUCH) plus completion of any two of the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
Professor Kate Darian-Smith
Students enrolled in this subject will complete a six week (or full time equivalent) internship with an external organisation in the architectural, urban and cultural heritage field. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in collaboration with a designated party at the host organisation. They will work across a range of tasks relevant to the organisation's objectives, and will develop and complete a specific project in discussion with the host organisation and the Subject Coordinator. The Internship experience will enable students to extend and apply the knowledge acquired through the MUCH coursework subjects, will provide students will a valuable professional experience, and will extend their professional networks. The internship will facilitate the application of knowledge acquired through coursework to a professional workplace.
Consistent with the overarching objectives of the MUCH, students will:
Written assessment equivalent to 10,000 words comprised of the following tasks:
2,000 word project proposal and work plan developed in consultation with the host organisation and the Subject Coordinator, due within two weeks of beginning the internship (20%);
5,000 word project for the host organisation developed in consultation with the host organisation, to be assessed by the Subject Coordinator, due within six weeks of the conclusion of the internship (50%);
3,000 word journal that documents and reflects on the Internship Experience, to be assessed by the Subject Coordinator, due within three weeks of the conclusion of the internship (30%).
Students will acquire a specific set of skills related to completing a research/problem solving task in a professional environment. Specific skills include:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage |
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