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LB5520 - Professional Project/Internship

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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 a minimum of 100 hours of supervised work in an approved industry workplace, working on tasks and activities that are relevant to their studies and skills level. Students are required to self-source their internship/project opportunity and obtain approval from their respective course coordinator prior to the commencement of the semester. 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

  • 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;
  • utilise theoretical concepts/constructs in development of a project plan.

Subject Assessment

  • project plan (10%)
  • reflective journal (40%)
  • project paper/report (40%)
  • supervisor appraisal (10%).
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 27-Aug-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

External, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

External, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2020
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

External, Study Period 8
Census Date 13-Aug-2020
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

External, Study Period 9
Census Date 08-Oct-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 8
Census Date 13-Aug-2020
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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 9
Census Date 08-Oct-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 8
Census Date 13-Aug-2020
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 9
Census Date 08-Oct-2020
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

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
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

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
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

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
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

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
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

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.