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Unit details

MPI700 - Postgraduate Internship

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

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

S Ogden-Barnes

Prerequisite:completion of at least 6 postgraduate units
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MPI701, MPI702, MPT702

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Special enrolment procedure applies - please contact a student adviser for further details.

Content

The Postgraduate Internship is designed to allow students to gain first-hand experience of graduate-level employment within an organisation.  Students secure an approved placement and work within their chosen organisation for a minimum of one day per week (or equivalent) for a trimester. The Postgraduate Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their discipline-specific learning and personal skills and gain valuable workplace experience. This unit will help students to refine their skills, build their confidence, add value to their resume and increase their awareness of the requirements for successful professional business practice.

Assessment

Option A – for individual placements
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Internship outline (1500 words) - 20%
Assessment 2 (Individual) -  Reflective summary (2000 words) - 30%
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Final report and presentation (3000 to 5000 words) - 50%

Option B – for group placements
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Internship outline (1500 words) - 20%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective summary (2000 words) - 30%
Assessment 3 (Group of 2-6) - Final report and presentation (5000 to 6000 words) - 50%

Option C – for intensive placements
Assessment 1 (Individual) - workshop summary (1000 to 1500 words) - 20%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective summary (2000 words) - 30%
Assessment 3 (Individual report including group presentation overview) - Final report and presentation (5000 to 6000 words) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2962$3697

* 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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