Units of Study
GSOG6006 - Internship Program
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Richard Prekodravac
The Internship in Public Administration is a capstone project - it brings together themes developed in the first four core units of study (Policy in Practice: Delivering Public Value; Public Sector Leadership; Strategic Administration and Managing Public Expenditure) and allows students to practise the application of theory to a real life situation, problem or issue. The Internship needs to be based on a 'real world' situation and should add value to the sponsoring agency. All Internship Projects require agreement between the student, the sponsoring agency and the Director, GSG. Depending on the nature of the project approval may also be required from the University's Human Research Ethics Committee.
5000wd essay (85%), 1000wd learning report (15%).
Meetings with academic supervisor
GSOG6001, GSOG6002, GSOG6003, GSOG6004
Students who are not enrolled in GCPA, GDPA or MPAdmin must have the permission of the Director, Graduate School of Government to undertake this unit of study.
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Units of Study - By Program
Master of Public Administration, Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Graduate Certificate in Public Adminstration
Students complete core units: GSOG6001, GSOG6002, GSOG6003, GSOG6004;
Capstone units: GSOG6005 or GSOG6006.
Electives: GSOG6007, GSOG6008 or those listed in Table B.
ANZSOG Executive Master of Public Administration
Students admitted and enrolled into the EMPA program before 2015 complete the following units of study.
Core units: ANZG6006, ANZG6007, ANZG6008, ANZG6009, ANZG6010, ANZG6011;
Capstone unit: ANZG6012;
Mandatory Finance elective: GSOG6004;
Electives: GSOG6003, GSGO6007, GSOG6008 or those listed in Table B.
Students admitted and enrolled from 2015 are to complete an additional core unit, Managing Public Sector Organisations, and as their capstone unit, Work Based Project (12 credit points).