Written permission from the course and unit coordinator is required to enter this unit. The internship process can take some weeks to finalise. Students are therefore advised to consult with the unit coordinator as early as possible before the commencement of semester. The unit is offered subject to staff availability.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW 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).
In this unit students will undertake an internship of no less than ten days with an industry provider to gain work-place experience. They will critically analyse a relevant industry or industry-related problem. To be accepted into this unit students are required to arrange an internship in consultation with the unit coordinator by the end of the first week of semester. Students must gain approval of the course and unit coordinators to enrol in this unit.
ASSESSMENT: Internal assignments 8,000 words equiv (100%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Self-directed. Students will be in regular consultation with the Unit Coordinator.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
entry to the Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma/Master of Journalism, Media and Communications degree.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.