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).

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Paris Placement Program
UoS Code BUSS2502
Credit points 6
Offered Intensive July
Prerequisites 8 units with a credit average.
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employment Relations Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au
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.) Further information and application process is outlined at http://sydney.edu.au/business/study/opportunities/industry_placement_program