2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|LA Placement Program|
|Offered||Semester 1 and Intensive February|
|Prerequisites||8 units with a credit average.|
|Additional Information||Permission is required to enrol in this unit.|
|Lectures||1 day pre-departure seminar (Sydney), 5x 2hr lectures (Los Angeles), 4 day a week internship placement (Los Angeles)|
|Assessment||learning contract (0%), work learning journal (20%), placement presentation (15%), and research report (65%)|
|Description||This unit will be taken by students accepted into the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Winter Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government, non-government or media organisation. It will include preparatory coursework in reflective, professional practice and concurrent coursework on research methods, report and other professional writing skills. Assessment will include a reflective journal, research essay, and oral presentations all based on the placement and study abroad experience.|