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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)David Baker


Previously coded CJM5005


The internship will allow students to integrate theory and practice while gaining first-hand practical experience working in the criminal justice area. Students will extend the knowledge gained in other Masters units through experiential learning. It will also provide students with the opportunity to develop work-based networks which could lead to employment opportunities in the future. Each student will have a separate internship program designed to enhance their work-place experience.


Upon completion of the unit students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. The ability to apply theory in a practical workplace environment
  2. enhanced skills appropriate for working in a criminal justice environment
  3. enhanced oral and written communication skills
  4. experience in applying ethical principles in a value laden work environment
  5. the capacity to critically apply and integrate theoretical and professional knowledge.


For on-campus students - Internship proposal(1500 words): 15%
Internship report(5000 words): 65%
Oral presentation(20 minutes): 20%

For off-campus students - Internship proposal(1500 words): 15%
Internship report(5000 words): 65%
Journal(weekly): 20%


APG4416, APG4417 and at least 1 of the following units(ATS4264, APG4392, APG4759, HPL4521, APG4761, APG4762)