2014 Unit of Study

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Paris Placement Program
UoS Code BUSS2502
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2 and Intensive July
Prerequisites 8 units with a credit average.
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Permission is required to enrol in this unit.
Lectures 1 day pre-departure seminar (Sydney), 5x 2hr lectures (Paris), 5 day a week internship placement (Paris)
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 Sciences Po Summer Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government, or international 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 report, and an oral presentation, each based on the placement and study abroad experience. (As a part of the Sciences Po Summer Program, students will engage in an in depth study of the European Union, including its current financial difficulties, and French language tuition.)