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ALJ321 - Journalism Internship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 or Trimester 3 Internship unit

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:

Ross Monaghan

Prerequisite:

All three units: ALJ111, ALJ112, ALJ216 and permission from the unit chair.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Students are required to complete a minimum of 100 hours in conjunction with host organisation.

Note:

Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent) and 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 Once the modules are completed then contact the Unit Chair (paul.bethell@deakin.edu.au) before making an application to enrol.

 

Content

This unit allows Journalism students to carry out work experience in a journalism workplace. The work experience destination can be at the initiative of the student or made available through Deakin’s work experience partnerships with newsrooms across a range of different news media titles including the Geelong Advertiser, Metro Media,Leader Newspapers, Warrnambool Standard, Channel Nine, Network Ten, ABC and WIN TV News. Each internship is individual and may include work for newspapers, radio, TV or online news media. Students will be expected to observe, take part in and reflect on the work of an industry newsroom.

Assessment

Internship report 50%

Internship folio 50%

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
$782$782$2739$3146

* 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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