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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Chris Nash


This unit involves a program or project in collaboration with an international partner university or media organisation, carried out either in country overseas or from Australia. Students will need to have an approved project or program in place before applying, and will require the approval of the Head of the Monash Journalism program to enrol. Students may be eligible for financial support for overseas study via Monash Abroad.


Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to demonstrate:

  1. Advanced professional experience in international journalistic collaboration through either an approved program of study or a project;
  2. Ability to analyse and reflect on international journalism professional practice;
  3. Ability to apply the principles and practice of journalism that they have learnt in their undergraduate studies in an international context;
  4. Skills in cross-cultural communication and collaboration;
  5. Evidence of a portfolio of experiences and publications gained during placement;
  6. Competence in meeting the demands of an international professional program or project and being able to reflect critically on those demands.


Project and evidence of production or publication (2500 words or equivalent): 60%
Project report (2000 words): 40%

Contact hours

By supervision or as determined by partner university overseas

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study