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Media and Communication Internship - MECO6928

This capstone unit of study offers Master degree students in the Department of Media and Communications (MECO) 20 days (140 hours) work experience in 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 MECO Master students only, following the completion of at least two core units of study.

Classes
20 day internship placement

Assessment
1x20day internship placement, 1x1500wd reflective journal (and folio) (40%), 1x1500wd industry research report (40%), 1x1500wd social media participation (20%)

Pre-requisites

48 credit points from Digital Communication & Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables

Prohibitions

MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6935

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: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
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: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive June

27 May 2019

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 14 Jun 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive December

25 Nov 2019

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 06 Dec 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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