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ACC317 - Communication and Creative Arts Internship A

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

Please note that in Trimester 3 only, the Professional & Creative Writing stream option is not available.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3: Internship unit

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Meghan Kelly


This internship unit can only be undertaken after the successful completion of 12 credit points (or equivalent) of which at least 4 must be core units in the course or major in which the student is enrolled and seeking the placement

Students also require permission from the Head of Discipline and/or Unit Chair who will take into account a range of factors including academic history and the nature of the placement

Enrolment in an internship unit is dependent on the availability of a suitable workplace or equivalent and agreed project or program of work. 



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Students are required to complete a minimum of 100 hours in conjunction with host organisation


This Internship unit, available to all students in Communication and Creative Arts courses, is a placement in a supervised workplace. Internships may be undertaken across a very wide range of communication, creative arts, media and other workplaces.  Possible placements for an internship include: activities associated with creative arts industry sectors, corporate/government/community organizations, associations and practitioners involved in the fields of writing/publishing/editing, visual communication design, dance/performance/theatre production, film, video, television, radio, sound, animation, web design, photography, visual arts, and communications/media. Students are able to research and propose a work placement, then devising and negotiating a mutually agreed upon supervised position within a workplace environment or may apply for organised internships where available.

During the Internship students will be required to:

  • develop a profile of the organization and/or communications or creative arts sector in which it sits;
  • outline a sequence of specified tasks, develop a project/folio/product, and
  • assess the process and outcomes of the project and/or Internship experience through a written report and/or oral presentation.


Workplace Research: This may include a combination of written research activities, such as an industry or organisation profile and/or practitioner interviews, 1600 words or equivalent, 40%

Project/activities report: This may include a combination of a folio, presentation, performance, show reel, student journal or reflective essay, 2400 words or equivalent, 60%


Assessment requirements are tailored to specific creative industry sectors

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