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AIP345 - Policy Internship

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):2

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.250
Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:P Haeusler
Prerequisite:At least 4 credit points of the Politics and Policy Studies major sequence
Incompatible with: AIP339

Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent). This unit is subject to completion of special application and enrolment requirements. Interested students must contact the Unit Chair for further information before making any plans involving a placement.
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


The unit offers students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of policy research in a wide range of public and private organisations and to explore the practical applications of their study in public policy. It provides a framework from which students can assess their knowledge, skills and work preferences by participating in the practice of policy research. Internships can also assist in helping students in their pursuit of careers relating to the ever-expanding area of public policy.


Online journal 1500 words 20%, Project report 4000 words 50%, Critical review of internship 2500 words 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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