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ATS3948

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
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Flexible)
Prato First semester 2014 (Flexible)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Flexible)
Prato Second semester 2014 (Flexible)
Clayton Summer semester A 2014 (Flexible)
Prato Summer semester A 2014 (Flexible)
Clayton Summer semester B 2014 (Flexible)
Prato Summer semester B 2014 (Flexible)
Prato Term 3 2014 (Off-campus Day)
Prato Term 3 2014 (Flexible)
Clayton Winter semester 2014 (Flexible)
Prato Winter semester 2014 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Dr Nadine Normand-Marconnet

Synopsis

The LCL internship (undergraduate) is aimed at helping students gain real world experiences in a range of professional industries. By working with professionals, students will be able to acquire skills that will help prepare them for the transition from university to the work place. In applying the knowledge acquired in the classroom, students will be able to broaden their understanding of the discipline. The coursework component of the unit will require students to engage in a critical reflective process and this will be evidenced by completion of at least one of the following:
critical portfolio, internship reports, critical research essays, or through alternative assessment as appropriate to the specific parameters of the internship.

Outcomes

The internship unit aims to help students to:

  1. Obtain practical experience in a professional sector.
  2. Reflect on the criteria and skills involved in a practical working environment.
  3. Reflect on the principles and practices being acquired in their course and how these might be applied to real world contexts
  4. Demonstrate their skill development in relation to a real world context
  5. Make decisions about further study and possible career paths

Assessment

Critical, reflective written work(equivalent 4500 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

120 hours combinations of industry placement and individual study

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

Prerequisites

Approval by unit co-ordinator