APE301 - Professional Practice Internship


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:



Unit chair approval and completion of 8 credit points. Contact the WIL team for more information.



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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 - cloud (online)

This unit will include 100-160 supervised placement hours. No formal class attendance is required, but learning resources are provided


This unit provides students with an opportunity to undertake an internship with an approved organisation as a means to develop the student’s ability to apply disciplinary knowledge, employ transversal skills in professional settings, and evidence attainment of graduate attributes that enhance future employment prospects and independent career planning.

Internship units are normally undertaken in the second or third year (or equivalent) of study. All students must complete the following three-step internship application process:

  1. Prepare: Complete the ArtsEd Pre-Internship Program in CloudDeakin.
  2. Secure: Identify, research and contact potential host organisations. Negotiate tasks, goals, hours, and supervision arrangements.
  3. Register: Complete the Internship Registration Form to submit your internship for unit chair approval. Students cannot commence their internship or enrol in this unit until they have registered and received approval from the Faculty of Arts and Education Work Integrated Learning team.

For information on the above process, see: https://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/artsed/work-integrated-learning/internships/process

**Please note that internship applications need to be registered at least two weeks before commencing an internship. Students will have the best success if they commence their research, planning and preparation early.

Please contact the Faculty of Arts and Education WIL Team for more information and assistance.

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