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AIR790 - International Relations Internship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 or Trimester 3 Internship

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in A726 or A723 course.

Unit chair:

Constantinos Laoutides

Prerequisite:

8 credit points in the Master of Arts (International Relations), plus permission from unit chair.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIR791
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Internship: Students will also be required to complete an internship.

Note:

Internship enrolment is subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should look at the Faculty Student Mobility website information and are strongly advised to complete the pre internship modules

Content

The purpose of the unit is to allow campus based students who have completed 8 credit points of their Master of Arts (International Relations) and who are in their final trimester of study, to take up a work or volunteer placement within a host organisation in Australia or overseas. The placement will assist them to gain an understanding of a workplace environment associated with their area of study, as well as undertake a specific project which makes a meaningful contribution. The basic principle of the Internship is that it should further the interests of both the students and the host organisation.

The Internship unit offers students an opportunity to gain first hand work experience in a region or employment sector closely associated with topics studied at university, and to explore the practical applications of their academic study. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 50 hours of work experience in their chosen site. The unit provides a framework for student assessment of their knowledge, skills and work choices in relation to the practices and implementation of selected topics in International Relations.

Assessment

Students enrolled in this unit receive an ungraded pass/fail result based on assessment of the following:

To undertake work or volunteer placement within a host organisation in Australia or overseas and complete the following:

Pre-departure Report, 1000 words

Journa,l 2500 words

Final Report, 6500 words

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1564$1564$4636$6062

* 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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