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GOVT4621: Politics and IR Placement A

This unit, an integral part of the fourth year Politics and International Relations Stream, takes the form of an intensive one-semester internship with a placement organisation. Students will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in practical contexts through working in an organisation and being supported by academic guidance and assessments designed to connect theory with real-world practice. Entryto this unit is subject to first securing an offer of a placement. In certain limited circumstances, this unit may be taken in conjunction with GOVT4622.

Code GOVT4621
Academic unit Government and International Relations
Credit points 6
A minimum of 126 credit points, including (GOVT3601 and 18 credit points at 3000-level in the Politics and International Relations stream)
GOVT4612 or GOVT4622

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Develop applied understanding of concepts in politics and public policy in a work environment
  • LO2. Develop understanding of workplace roles and management of workflows
  • LO3. Apply knowledge and theory in a practical setting to refine understanding of the praxis of politics and policy
  • LO4. Professional communication of research findings

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.