ARTS 3203 - Arts Internship

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2018

This 3-unit course provides flexibility for students for whom a six-unit one-semester project is not suitable. With the aim of helping students better equip themselves for the workplace students are given the opportunity as 'interns' working within specified areas in the private or public sector in South Australia, while completing an agreed research report for their host organisation. Placements are supplemented with a series of seminars on research and report writing as well as on topics related to career readiness. Students will be allocated placements that relate to their key area of study from among a range of work placements which include public service departments, local government, statutory authorities and other non-government organisations as well as a range of private industries. Final placement will depend upon availability of a host organisation (arranged by the student or from a list of organisations which the Faculty has organised) and assessment of a formal application taking into consideration academic merit (a minimum credit average GPA). Students will be assigned an academic supervisor to supervise and mark their research project. This course provides a way for students to enhance their research and research writing skills, get some experience in the workplace and is an excellent preparation for Honours and postgraduate study.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ARTS 3203
    Course Arts Internship
    Coordinating Unit Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty Admin Office
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 2 hours of seminars per fortnight plus work placement in host organisation
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites At least 48 units of undergraduate courses
    Incompatible ARTS 3200, ARTS 2001, ARTS 3001
    Restrictions Available to BArts, BArts(Adv), B Crim, BDevSt, BEnvPol&Mgt, BIntRel, BMedia, BSocSc students only
    Course Description This 3-unit course provides flexibility for students for whom a six-unit one-semester project is not suitable. With the aim of helping students better equip themselves for the workplace students are given the opportunity as 'interns' working within specified areas in the private or public sector in South Australia, while completing an agreed research report for their host organisation. Placements are supplemented with a series of seminars on research and report writing as well as on topics related to career readiness. Students will be allocated placements that relate to their key area of study from among a range of work placements which include public service departments, local government, statutory authorities and other non-government organisations as well as a range of private industries. Final placement will depend upon availability of a host organisation (arranged by the student or from a list of organisations which the Faculty has organised) and assessment of a formal application taking into consideration academic merit (a minimum credit average GPA). Students will be assigned an academic supervisor to supervise and mark their research project. This course provides a way for students to enhance their research and research writing skills, get some experience in the workplace and is an excellent preparation for Honours and postgraduate study.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Mr Robert Ewers

    Course Timetable

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  • Learning Outcomes
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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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