This unit is suitable for international students and local students. Students must have successfully completed HMA251/351 Volunteering in Asia. Enrolment in this unit is according to selection criteria. Students must submit an application to the Unit Coordinator. Placement can be taken during any semester; dates to be negotiated with the Unit Coordinator.
This unit consists of a 4 week placement in a non-government organisation or equivalent in Asia. (Australian based placements in NGOs working on Asian issues will also be considered). Students will extend and build on the knowledge, skills and capabilities that they have acquired in their Asian Studies units. The practical and theoretical knowledge of volunteering gained in Volunteering in Asia will be implemented within the placement.
The professional placement and project is agreed on in advance through consultation with the academic staff of the School, the student, and the host organisation. Placements can be in any country in Asia although each project must pass a risk assessment. Students will be supervised by the host organisation with the academic supervisor monitoring the placement to ensure that the content, progress and outcomes are of an appropriate standard.
|Unit name||Professional Placement in Asia|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
Dr Jo Ingram
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $3,806.00||090399|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Placement in a non-government organisation or equivalent in Asia (4 weeks)
HMA253: Portfolio (4,000 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)
HMA353:Portfolio (4,500 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)
HMA453:Portfolio (5,000 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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