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Public History Placement (12 points)


Leader: Seamus O'Hanlon

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Evening)

Synopsis: A period of work experience in the public history field involving about eighty hours of work placement, which may be taken in a museum, heritage organisation, as an assistant to a freelance historian or similar. A short series of seminars introduces students to the idea of public history, and the diverse opportunities for employment in the field. Students pursue a practical project during the placement resulting in a substantial report or other piece of written work.

Assessment: Reflective essay (1500 words): 15% + Oral presentation: 10% + Placement project (6000 words): 75%

Contact Hours: 2-hour seminar each week for 4 weeks (held in the evening)

Prohibitions: Only available in the Masters of Public History

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