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ATS3918

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJournalism
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Mr Robert Carey; Matt Mitchell

Notes

The unit has an internship component - contact the Unit Coordinator for further information

Synopsis

This unit involves a program or project in collaboration with an international partner university or media organisation, carried out either in country overseas or from Australia. Students will need to have an approved project or program in place before applying, and will require the approval of the Head of the Monash Journalism program to enrol. Students may be eligible for financial support for overseas study via Monash Abroad.

Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to demonstrate:

  1. Advanced professional experience in international journalistic collaboration through either an approved program of study or a project;
  2. Ability to analyse and reflect on international journalism professional practice;
  3. Ability to apply the principles and practice of journalism that they have learnt in their undergraduate studies in an international context;
  4. Skills in cross-cultural communication and collaboration;
  5. Evidence of a portfolio of experiences and publications gained during placement;
  6. Competence in meeting the demands of an international professional program or project and being able to reflect critically on those demands.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units. As this is a third-year level unit, it is highly recommended that students only take this unit after they have completed two second-year level units in Journalism practice.