ACC320 - Communication Internship A: Placement


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement / WIL

Trimester 2: Placement / WIL

Trimester 3: Placement / WIL

*CBD available

Trimester 3 2023 will be the final offering of this unit

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:



You must have completed at least 12 credit points of study including 1 of the following groups:

Public Relations - ACC100, ALR103, ALR104, ALR207 or ALR210 

Journalism - ACC100, ALJ111, ALJ112, ALJ216

Digital Media - ACC100, ALM101, ALM102, ALM215

Advertising - ACC100, ALA101, ALA102 and one of ALA201 ALA202, ALA203

Please see note below for further special requirements needed for this unit



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Internship Placement: 100-hours minimum


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

You will be given access to enrol in the unit once you complete the steps outlined below (you CANNOT self-enrol). You may NOT commence your placement until it is approved and registered with the ArtsEd Work Integrated Learning Team.

Prior to commencing your placement you MUST have:

  • completed the online ArtsEd Pre-internship Program in CloudDeakin
  • submitted an online internship application; and
  • received approval by the ArtsEd Work Integrated Learning team and Unit Chair

For information see:

ACC320 MUST be completed in the trimester prior to ACC321. You must seek approval from the course director to waive this requirement in your second year of study.


You will gain firsthand experience in a professional workplace related to your chosen field of study. An internship is a bridge between university and the professional world; it provides an invaluable opportunity to develop the discipline-specific and transferable skills valued by employers. Your internship will be the foundation for career direction learning in ACC321 Communication Internship B: Career Development.

Unit Fee Information

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