Graduate Research School

Research Internship and EngagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 800228.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Anna Denejkina

Equivalent Units
800176 - Internship and Community Engagement (PG)

800218 Researcher Development 1: Reading ,Writing, and the Business of Research

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 8083 Bachelor of Research Studies or 8084/8085 Master of Research. Internship or work placement must be agreed between student and unit coordinator prior to student enrolling in the unit.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 1H  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 2H  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The aim of this unit is to provide MRes candidates with a research development and training opportunity through a cross disciplinary, supportive, experiential learning environment. Through exposure to workplaces, research institutes, community settings, and research processes, students will have the opportunity to apply their research and technical skills and develop their professional identity in their chosen field of research. The placement will be chosen by the student in consultation with the unit coordinator and will be undertaken either as an individual or part of a project team. If students enrolled in B Research Studies/M Research wish to take this unit before having completed the prerequisite unit 800218 Researcher Development 1: Reading, Writing, and the Business of Research, contact the unit coordinator to obtain permission to complete a rule waiver (this will be on a case by case basis only).

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Any Internship/work placement site requirements. For example, in some cases, some of the students’ projects will comprise working with vulnerable populations, and may need to undertake Child Protection course; Police Check, First Aid, etc

The School will individually case manage to ensure the special requirements are satisfied for each project.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Any Internship/work placement site requirements. For example safety gear.

8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT

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