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AHA726 - Humanitarian Assistance Internship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Internship unit

Credit point(s):4
EFTSL value:0.500
Unit chair:

Phil Connors

Prerequisite:

AHA721, AHA722, AHA723, AHA724, AHA725, AHL701 plus six credit points of A757 level 7 electives and permission from unit chair to enrol.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Timelines for the Internship are to be negotiated with the Host Organisation by the student, as part of the process of securing the Internship. These are then presented to the Academic Supervisor and Student Mobility Office.

Content

In this internship unit, students are expected to complete a minimum of 487.5 hours (65 x 7.5) or 13 weeks full-time (or part time equivalent) of work experience in an organisation associated with humanitarian assistance operations.  The structure of the unit includes pre-placement planning and organisation, including recommended reading; in-field contact and ongoing reporting via learning log and CloudDeakin discussions; a negotiated project plan and report of relevance to the organisation and student, and a post internship reflective report.  Supervision of the student in the internship will include initial interviews to establish the student's needs and areas of interest in the humanitarian sector, agreement on internship between the student, organisation and university, and briefing by the identified organisation supervisor on the tasks outlined in the internship and the focus of major assessment.  Academic supervision is conducted using a range of asynchronous and synchronous online technologies and individual mentoring as required. Support is also provided to organisation-based supervisors to enhance the learning opportunities available to the student and the organisation.

Assessment

Journal, 30%, 4000 words

Report, 40%, 5000 words

Research and Writing Exercise, 30%, 4000 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
$3128$3128$9272$12124

* 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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