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ADS753 - International and Community Development Internship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Internship unit

Credit point(s):2
Previously coded as:

AID753

EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Ben Reid

Prerequisite:

The internship unit is subject to completion of core units and has special application requirements. Students should contact the unit chair in the first instance for further information.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AID752, AID753

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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 (http://www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/internships/) and are strongly advised to complete the pre internship modules:https://d2l.deakin.edu.au/login.asp?target=/d2l/lms/legacy/selfregistration.d2l?ou=6605 

Content

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 300 hours (40 x 7.5) or 8 weeks full-time (or part time equivalent) 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 and Community Development.The structure of the unit includes:

  • Pre-placement planning and organisation, including recommended reading,
  • In field contact and ongoing reporting via journal and CloudDeakin discussions,
  • Post fieldwork project report.
Supervision of the student in the internship will include:
  • Initial interviews to establish the student’s needs and areas of employment interest
  • Agreement on placement,
  • Briefing by the supervisor on the tasks outlined in the project, and the focus of major assessment
  • Academic supervision is conducted using a range of asynchronous and synchronous online technologies and individual mentoring as required.

Assessment

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

Pre-departure Report, 1500 words

Journal, 2500 words

Report, 6000 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$5974

* 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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