INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP

DST5INT

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

 In this unit students will develop contacts with, and workin, a relevant social change organisation. Students will develop anunderstanding of issues internal to the organisation such as its goals,structure, management and work practices. In addition they will be expected todevelop an understanding of the organisation#s relationship to its clients,allies and other stakeholders.

 

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTim Thornton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a critical appreciation of how international development works in practice (assessed via work plan, work diary and research essay)

Activities:
Developed and assessed via work placement, work plan, work diary and research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

02. Demonstrate linkages between theory and concepts encountered in your previous study in international development and work undertaken in practice (assessed via work plan, work diary and research essay)

Activities:
Developed and assessed via work placement, work plan, work diary and research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

03. Demonstrate insight into how given organisational structures and dynamics facilitate and constrain development objectives (assessed via work plan, work diary and research essay)

Activities:
Developed and assessed via work placement, work plan, work diary and research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

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