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LB5520 - Professional Project/Internship

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject is one of the capstone subjects that can be undertaken by students in an applicable postgraduate Masters programmes within the College of Business, Law, and Governance. LB5520 is a work-integrated learning (WIL) subject that facilitates the connection between theory and practice. The subject provides students with an opportunity to advance and apply knowledge and understanding gained in their studies, and to develop their graduate attributes in the context of a professional work environment. The subject consists of a supervised project/internship undertaken in an area related to the student's field of study (e.g. management, conflict resolution, or governance). Students are required to complete 100 hours of supervised work in an approved industry workplace, working on tasks and activities that are relevant to their studies and skills level. The subject can be undertaken as an internship or as a clearly defined project in the student's current workplace. In each case, students work with the project/ internship supervisor and an academic supervisor in deciding upon a project/internship, planning the project/internship, and its execution. Students cannot self-enrol, but must apply and be granted permission to enrol in the subject. Students interested in applying should contact the Course/Subject Coordinator for their respective discipline area.

Learning Outcomes

  • utilise theoretical concepts/constructs in development of a project/internship plan;
  • evaluate concepts, theories and standards for professional practice;
  • critically analyse and evaluate systems/practices;
  • independently and critically reflect on and assess one's own capabilities and performance, and make use of one's experience and feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development;
  • exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in practice and research.
Prerequisites: A minimum of 21 credit points of LB5, CO5, CP5 or TO5 subjects (depending on degree/program) and permission of the course coordinator

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Judith Rafferty
Lecturers: Miss Claire Holland, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours of online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Mrs Judith Rafferty
Lecturers: Miss Claire Holland, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci, Miss Claire Holland, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

External, Study Period 4
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

External, Study Period 5
Census Date 09-May-2019
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

External, Study Period 8
Census Date 15-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Miss Claire Holland, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

External, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Coord/Lect: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 4
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 5
Census Date 09-May-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 8
Census Date 15-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coord/Lect: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coord/Lect: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 4
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 5
Census Date 09-May-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 8
Census Date 15-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce, Mr Peter Boulot.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturer: Dr K. Thirumaran.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Limited, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturer: Mr Ian Kirkwood.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Limited, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturer: Mr Ian Kirkwood.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Limited, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Face to face teaching (Not applicable)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: Mr Ian Kirkwood.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours - 1. Contact with academic supervisor, as required; 2. 30 hours online and self-study activities.
  • 100 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project/internship plan (20%); reflective journal (40%); paper/report (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.