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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Constant Mews and Michael Fagenblatt


Students will undertake about eighty hours of work placement in a field relating to their area of graduate study. In consultation with the subject convener, students will work under the supervision of a professional in an institution situated locally or overseas. Students pursue a practical project during the placement resulting in a substantial report or other piece of written work.


Upon successful completion of this course students will be expected to:

  1. have negotiated relevant placement and engaged in a relationship with a supervisor from the organization of placement
  2. have developed a network of contacts both within the organization and with the other participants of the program
  3. have developed an understanding of the theoretical issues relating to the field
  4. have developed high level communication and presentation skills.


Reflective essay (1500 words): 20%
Oral Report (1500 words): 10%
Placement project (6000 words): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Constant Mews

Contact hours

One 2-hour seminar per week for four weeks, plus placement