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Hobart, Launceston


Internships may require agreements between the University and the placement agency. Students MUST obtain the approval of the relevant major coordinator enrolling in this unit.

Candidates wishing to undertake the Public Policy internship should contact Dr Joanna Vince by email to register their interest and seek approval, usually coded as HSS305.


This unit permits students to undertake an internship or work placement as part of their undergraduate studies. Internships vary across programs in the School of Social Sciences but may (for instance) be undertaken in a number of public sector agencies,  or in partnership with other bodies. Students interested in an internship should contact the relevant course coordinator for details about which opportunities may be available in any given semester.

Summary 2020

Unit name Social Sciences Internship
Unit code HSS305
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations

Joanna Vince

Teaching staff

Varies, depends on placement

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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    Distinction Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6


  • At least a Distinction Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6


Teaching Pattern

Supervised research project


Written work totalling 5,000 words

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