This unit offers students the opportunity to gain a working knowledge of applied social and political science practice by undertaking a project-based placement in a domestic or international organisation. Under the supervision of the organisation, students undertake a specific focused task or set of tasks relevant to the organisation's mandate. Building on knowledge and skills developed in the course of a SSPS Master degree, this unit allows students to draw links between their practice and scholarship relevant to their host degree program. Completion of this unit of study is assessed as pass/fail. Permission required from Department and / or School.
1x placement induction, 1x 140hr vocational placement
1x140hr placement (60%), 1x2000wd reflection journal (40%)
Where appropriate, prior professional experience will be taken into account when assessing eligibility for this unit.