• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Museum and Collection
  • Areas of interest History, Museums and Collections, Arts, Heritage Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Anna Edmundson
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Offered in Summer Session 2019
    First Semester 2019
    Autumn Session 2019
    Winter Session 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    Spring Session 2019
    See Future Offerings

The Internship provides students in the Liberal Arts program with a practical and customised opportunity to experience how the cultural and collecting sectors, heritage and public history sectors, and /or professionals in the field of visual and material culture production and research work. Students undertake a workplace-based placement with an agreed cultural and collecting institution, heritage agency, independent professional academic or consultant, or equivalent. Students will be supported by the ANU internship co-ordinator, but will be under the day-to-day supervision of a workplace-based supervisor nominated by the host institution or professional. Students will generally be given opportunities to experience the breadth and variety of the agency's professional role in curatorial, conservation, registration, public program, front of house and exhibitions, or other roles as appropriate to the placement. However, in consultation with the Internship Co-ordinator and the agency supervisor, the internship may also be designed to allow a student to work within a more confined context on a specific project.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge and critical engagement with the agency, institution, or sector interned within;
  2. Demonstrate skills required for humanities research and museum work, including data-collection, analysis, and oral and written presentation at the standard of a Master's degree;
  3. Gain an understanding and a basic set of skills required for working in the agency, institution, or sector interned within, including a functioning knowledge of current industry standards and protocols, policy frameworks, and funding regimes; and
  4. Model best practice and have a commitment to ethical, reflective practice in relation to the agency, institution, or sector interned within.

Other Information

Students may take MUSC8004 and MUSC8005 concurrently, OR in consecutive teaching periods OR in consecutive semesters 1 and 2.

This course is available both as a face-to-face course for students based in Canberra and also as a distance (fully online) course for external students. The online course materials will be available through http://wattlecourses.anu.edu.au/

 

Please contact the course convenor in advance if you intend to take this course as an online unit.

Indicative Assessment

Work proposal submitted after 3 working days, assessed as pass/fail and submitted on supplied template (5%) [Learning Outcome 4]
Online reflective diary (daily during placement), 2500 words (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4]
Discourse essay or placement-specific task report, 3000 words (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Work place supervisor evaluation, completed by workplace supervisor (45%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4]
 

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Workload

130 hours  of total student learning time made up of approximately 20 days attendance at the internship placement, and applied research and writing. The structure and delive

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Archaeology and Anthropology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must be enrolled in or have completed one course in Museum and Heritage Studies (MUSC) at 6000-, 7000-, or 8000-level.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3360
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5160
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1261 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person N/A
1644 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 Online N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2681 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View
4378 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5329 01 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019 In Person N/A
5643 01 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019 Online N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6260 01 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 30 Sep 2019 In Person N/A
6727 01 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 30 Sep 2019 Online N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7652 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
9413 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8256 01 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 31 Dec 2019 In Person N/A
8595 01 Oct 2019 18 Oct 2019 18 Oct 2019 31 Dec 2019 Online N/A

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