Courses & Units

Professional Placement HEJ708

Introduction

In this work integrated learning unit, you will work with industry partners for no less than 80 hours (10 days) to gain workplace experience in the creative industries. At the end of this unit, you will have a portfolio of creative work undertaken while on placement. You are required to arrange an internship in consultation with the Unit Coordinator before semester, and no later than week 1, before being eligible to enrol.

Summary

Unit name Professional Placement
Unit code HEJ708
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media
Coordinator Doctor Claire Konkes|Doctor Gemma Blackwood
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Winter school On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Winter school Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Winter school 29/5/2023 6/6/2023 19/6/2023 9/7/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically reflect on your experiences and observations while on placement.
  • Create content at or above industry standards.
  • Drawing on the relevant literature, contextualise your experiences on placement with the current debates and developments in the creative industries sector at a national and global level.
  • Critically reflect on your how your practice on placement was informed by the workplace realities, challenges and opportunities in the relevant sector.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HEJ608

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Work Integrated Learning – a minimum of 10 days placement or equivalent

Consultation – Minimum single consultation with unit coordinator no later than Week One

AssessmentReflective journal (30%)|Portfolio and reflexive essay (70%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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