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Industry & Community Engagement (Internships) (10115.3)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media


Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (170850) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (170849) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (170847) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (171272) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (170851) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (162890) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (162889) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (162888) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (157643) - View

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Students will complete approx 100 hours of a professional placement with an approved organisation, undertaking duties that are relevant to their degree and which develop a deeper understanding of their discipline and of working in their field in a professional capacity. Students will be required to critically analyse their experiences in light of their university studies and reflect on their personal and professional development as a result.
Assessment tasks in this unit will include producing a professional eportfolio and preparing a reflective report and presentation.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Express knowledge, ideas, arguments and opinions in their professional field with confidence and clarity, both orally and in written form;

2. Understand the professional and ethical requirements of their profession;

3. Critically analyse and reflect on professional environments and their role within them;

4. Select and use appropriate information and communication technology to retrieve, manipulate and present information; and

5. Act responsibly, ethically and with integrity in a professional environment.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Not applicable


48 credit points completed prior to undertaking unit. Student must be enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Design degree.



Assumed Knowledge

Undergraduate-level knowledge of relevant disciplinary principles

Incompatible Units

Communication Internship,9490
Communication Internship, 9032
International Studies Internship, 8512

Equivalent Units

Communication Internship, 9490

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