Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The aim of the unit is to ensure that students develop an integrated approach to learning through a combination of academic and work-related activities. The aim of work integrated learning is to provide students with the opportunity to integrate theory with practice and gain first-hand experience in working in public relations. The unit includes a range of approaches that integrate theory with the practice of work within a purposefully designed curriculum. The unit adheres to organised, structured, directed and mentored educational activities. Additionally, the unit follows a learner-centred approach to create opportunities for students to apply theoretical concepts to work related activities. These activities may include on-campus and off-campus projects such as community engagement, and experiential learning internships and service learning opportunities.
On completion of the unit, students will be expected to be able to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.