• Code ASIA2110
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest International Relations, Politics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Garth Pratten
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course provides students with an opportunity to undertake an internship relating to their political, strategic or international relations studies in Asia Pacific Affairs. The course can be taken as a 6 to 24 unit variable, depending on the length and workload within the internship. Participants will work with an academic supervisor at ANU to identify learning outcomes as well as assessment requirements for their internship under the overall direction of the course convenor. The course will offer ongoing opportunities involving a competitive application and selection process each year, as well as one-off opportunities. All ongoing opportunities within this course will be outlined in the Other Information section.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Learning outcomes will vary, depending on the individual internship opportunity. However, learning outcomes will be developed by the academic supervisor as part of the approval process for each individual internship.

Other Information

Students are required to participate in a competitive selection process in order to gain access to this course. For information on the application process, and other details please visit the ANU Global Programs System: https://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com/.  Questions about the course and funding support can be directed to cap.student@anu.edu.au.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Students will work with academic supervisor to determine learning outcomes for their placement, as well as workload and assessment pieces. Although the requirements will vary depending on the length of the placement/workload, all participants are expected to undertake the following assessment: (null) [LO null]
  2. 1) Reflective journal (null) [LO null]
  3. 2) Research paper (null) [LO null]
  4. 3) Presentation (null) [LO null]

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This will vary depending on the unit value of the internship, however each participant will be expected to undertake the following tasks:
1) Institutional placement
2) Reflective journal
3) Research paper
4) Workplace/reflective presentation

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course, you must have successfully completed 24 units of university courses.

You will need to contact the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

None specified


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:
Unit value:
6 to 24 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.

6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $640 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $910 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3097 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8089 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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