Courses & Units

Social Sciences Internship HSS305

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

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.

Introduction

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

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
Coordinator

Dr. Joanna Vince

Teaching staff

Varies, depends on placement

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-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 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply key concepts and theories related to public sector internship.
  2. Analyse and evaluate concepts, theories and case studies related to policy and politics.
  3. Communicate knowledge and research results coherently in written and/or oral formats applying referencing and style conventions as appropriate.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090399 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,108.00

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Supervised research project

Assessment

Written work totalling 5,000 words

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Textbooks

Required

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