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ALC313 - Media and Communication Internship

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1 and Trimester 3

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:D Quinn-Allan

ALC101, ALC102


Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent) and are subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should contact Arts and Education Student Support on their campus for further information.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.



After briefing sessions, the content of the unit is the internship itself, which is a placement in a mutually arranged, supervised position where students will undertake a project for the workplace and report on it both to the workplace and the university.
The methodologies that need to be utilised in the project are dependent upon the type of placement. In this particular unit students will be expected to complete the following tasks:

  • An in-depth focus in at least one of pre-production development, production processes, or post-production tasks, and a demonstrated knowledge of the other areas that are not studies in detail;

  • Produce a folio of work completed (if applicable);

  • Produce a report of the placement based on the experiences gained, interviews with appropriate personnel and supported by research from other authoritative sources.


Written report of 3000 words (including journal of internship experience 20% and research element 50%) totalling 70%, folio or show reel 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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