Units of Study

MECO6928 - Media and Communication Internship

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Giles

Description

This unit of study offers Master of Health Communication candidates the opportunity to gain first-hand work experience in a health organisation. These organisations will include government departments, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, associations, colleges, consumer and trade media, health insurance funds, not-for-profit, non-government and community-based organisations and public relations consultancies. Whilst the coordinator will assist in finding placements, the student is primarily responsible for securing a work placement offer. Available to Master of Health Communication candidates only.

Assessments

Successful completion of a 20 day full-time internship including completion of 1x1500wd journal reflecting on the work experience (30%), submission of 1x2500wd research essay on a topic to be devised in consultation with the coordinator (70%)

Prerequisites

May be undertaken by Master candidates only, who have completed a minimum 2 core units of study.

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