Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Convergent Media InternshipWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101426.2

Discipline: COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES NEC

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Anthony Burrett


Assumed Knowledge
Broad understanding of convergent media forms and processes. Students need extensive knowledge of the convergent media landscape and local industries to successfully research, prepare and undertake their Internships.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 1645/1804 Master of Convergent Media, 1805 Graduate Diploma in Convergent Media, 1646/1806 Graduate Certificate in Convergent Media, 1856 Master of Creative Industries, 1857 Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries or 1858 Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This professionally oriented unit consists of a work internship placement with a corporate media or community communications division of an organisation. These agencies may include WSU research centres, educational, community and cultural agencies within Sydney and corporate and professional organisations in Australia or off-shore, as agreed. The focus of the internship is to research and contribute to audience/community liaison and development, and/or to contribute to the cross media production and/or marketing plans of the organisation. During the placement students will develop documentation to capture and manage ideas about professional development, industry trends, professional links, case studies and associated documentation. On completion of the placement students will present a comprehensive report.


Courses
1856.2Master of Creative IndustriesSUSPENDED
1857.2Graduate Diploma in Creative IndustriesSUSPENDED
1858.2Graduate Certificate in Creative IndustriesSUSPENDED




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