Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJournalism
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Flexible)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Flexible)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2013 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2013 (Flexible)
Overseas Summer semester B 2013 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Mr Robert Carey (semester 1); Dr Andrea Baker (semester 2)


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%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr William Birnbauer (semester 1)
Dr Andrea Baker (semester 2)

Contact hours

By supervision or as determined by partner university overseas

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


ATS1329 plus 12 points of Journalism units at the 2nd year level