Units of Study

GOVT2802 - International Studies Practicum

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: John Brookfield


This senior core unit in the Bachelor of International Studies is designed to provide students with the opportunity to combine theoretical learning with hands-on experience in international studies. Students enrol in the unit in the second semester of their third year, while either studying abroad or engaged as an intern in a government or non-government organisation in Sydney, working on an internationally-focussed project. The unit is taught fully online, accessed via the Faculty's Blackboard site. The aim of the content and assessment is to develop research and critical reflection skills, culminating in a major research paper.


5x short assessment tasks (40%), 1x4000wd essay (40%) and 1x1000wd report (20%)


This unit is taught online including 2hr/week online discussions


Four core junior BIntS units of study (GOVT1105, GOVT1202, ECOP1001, ECOP1003)

Additional Information

This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of International Studies.

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