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

Candidates wishing to undertake parliamentary internship should contact Professor Richard Herr by email to register their interest and seek approval, usually coded as HSS306.


This unit permits students to undertake an internship or work placement in the Parliament as part of their undergraduate studies. 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 Parliamentary Internship
Unit code HSS306
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations

Professor Richard Herr

Teaching staff

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



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  • At least at GPA 6.5 average


Teaching Pattern

Supervised research project


Written work totalling 5,000 words

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