Units of Study

MECO3672 - Internship Project

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Steven Maras

Description

This unit is based around the production of a 4000 word critical research essay drawn from issues encountered during and after the internship. Students are required to attend a cycle of four seminars, which they will direct (in the presence of the unit coordinator) to discuss and refine their research approaches and questions. Students will also need to submit documentation of their research question and approach before submitting their essay.

Assessments

1x500wd research proposal and 2 comment postings to Blackboard (20%), lecture/seminar participation (10%), 1x4000wd research essay (70%)

Textbooks

Stokes, Jane (2002) How to do Media and Cultural Studies, London: Sage

Classes

4x2-hr seminars/semester, 2x2-hr lectures/semester

Prerequisites

30 senior credit points from MECO units, including (two of MECO3602, MECO3603, MECO3002, MECO3003) and (one of MECO1002, WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)
Note: Students enrolling from 2010 should plan to take MECO1002 as per degree regulations

Corequisites

MECO3671

Prohibitions

MECO3701, MECO3702

Additional Information

Students may not enrol in MECO3672 prior to the first semester of their 4th year.
Note: All students must attend the Week One lecture, at which they sign up for one of 3 cycles of 4x2-hr seminars.

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