Refer to the specific census and withdrawal datesfor the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.
This internship unit allows students to merge theory with practice, and to gain first-hand, practical experience in an area in which they may wish to pursue a career after they graduate. It consolidates and extends on the knowledge students have learnt from core units and other units, through experiential learning. The unit develops their understanding of the application of academically obtained knowledge and skills in a workplace environment, and facilitates their acquisition of work-based networks thereby allowing them to be involved in an area of interest. Separate internship programs are drawn up for each student who successfully applies for enrolment in this unit. Selection will be based primarily on academic merit.
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate:
Within semester assessment: 75% + Exam: 25%
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.
Communication and media studies – South Africa
Criminology and criminal justice – South Africa
Development studies – South Africa
Geography and environmental science – South Africa
International studies – South Africa
Political studies – South Africa
Sociology – South Africa