Media and Communication Internship (MECO6928)


This elective offers Masters of Publishing, Health Communication and Media Practice 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 Media and Communications Master students only, following the completion of at least 2 core units of study and subject to Department permission.

Further unit of study information


20day internship (pass/fail), 1x1500wd reflective journal (30%), 1x2500wd Research essay (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.