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Media and Communications Internship - MECO3671

The internship consists of a work placement comprising a minimum of 140 working hours in a media organisation, assisted and supervised by both the workplace and the department. Placements include print, broadcast, and online, in journalism, public relations and advertising organisations. Students are required to submit a 2,000-word journal reflecting on and analysing their experiences during the internship. (Special conditions may apply to overseas fellowships conducted as part of this unit). The internship and internship journal are assessed on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Classes
Attendance will be required at a an introductory lecture and may be required at a program of industry talks

Assessment
Students must satisfy the requirements of an internship contract with their workplace, including attendance and performance, as evaluated through a workplace supervisor report, and submit a 2000wd internship journal, assessed by the department.

Additional information
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only. Students may not enrol in MECO3671 prior to the second semester of their 3rd year.

Pre-requisites

30 Senior credit points in Media and Communications including MECO3603

Prohibitions

MECO3701 or MECO3702

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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