Units of Study

MECO6928 - Media and Communication Internship

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Giles

Description

This elective offers Masters students 20 days work experience in media, publishing and communication roles relating to their degree. Internships require critical reflection on professional practice and foster skills, knowledge and experience that enhance employment prospects. Placements may include reporting, editing, producing, designing, researching, publishing, public and media relations, campaigns, and other tasks. Available to Masters students in Media and Communications only, following the completion of at least 2 core units of study and subject to Department permission.

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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