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Internship I (Placement Only) (MULT90018)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMULT90018
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students enrolled in this subject will be assisted to find a placement in a professional working environment. They will work under the guidance of a senior staff member, with additional support from the subject coordinator. The placement will enable students to apply in a practical environment skills developed in their other coursework units. Students will thus gain direct exposure to professional practice in their chosen field. The internship may be undertaken as a practicum at the students' workplace if appropriate.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successful completion students will have:

  • acquired an extensive knowledge of the conditions, cultures and practices of a range of workplaces;
  • gained practical vocational experience in an industry setting;
  • applied professional concepts, frameworks and techniques in a vocational setting;
  • gained significant insight into the complexities of professional decision making and management; and
  • developed a capacity to critically evaluate their experience and to share their findings through written and oral reports.

Generic skills

Upon successful completion students will have:

  • advanced their communication skills through contribution to seminar discussions and presentations, and participation in workplace-based discussions and reporting sessions;
  • developed their research, analytical and writing skills;
  • expanded their conceptual skills and creative thinking;
  • increased their capacity for effective teamwork through group discussions and collaboration with the workplace mentor and other staff; and
  • developed their time management and planning skills through managing subject workload requirements and work placement commitments.

Last updated: 27 November 2018