Internship - Reflecting on one's own practice

Syllabus

Syllabus for students autumn 2019, autumn 2018, autumn 2017

Course Code:
KK148A revision 2
Level of specialisation
G2F
Main fields of study:
No main fields
Language:
English
Date of ratification:
31 May 2017
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Culture and Society
Enforcement date:
28 August 2017

Entry requirements

1. At least 60 hp within the programme Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries, Master’s programme (Two year), or Communication for Development (Two year)
2. The internship of at least 8 weeks must approved by the department before students can enter the course.

Specialisation and progression relative to the degree regulations

The course can be part of the degree requirements for a master's degrees.

Purpose

The purpose of the internship is to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they acquired at the advanced level of Media and Communication Studies and Communication for Development in a practical context, and to give students the experience of working practically. The internship must be clearly linked to either Media and Communication Studies, or Communication for Development; therefore, a substantial part of the receiving organisation’s activities must be relevant to one of the fields.

Contents

The purpose of the internship is to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they acquired at the advanced level of Media and Communication Studies and Communication for Development in a practical context, and to give students the experience of working practically. The internship must be clearly linked to either Media and Communication Studies, or Communication for Development; therefore, a substantial part of the receiving organisation’s activities must be relevant to one of the fields.

Learning outcomes

  1. critically reflect on the internship experience in relation to previous training in Media and Communication Studies or Communication for Development
Competence and skills
  1. display the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in Media and Communication or Communication for Development to the practice of Media and Communication[JS1]
  2. demonstrate an ability to select and present a theme or issue related to Media and Communication Studies or Communication for Development, which was relevant in the internship period
  3. independently prepare and present a written report of the experiences gained from working practically with Media and Communication Studies or Communication for Development

Judgement and approach
  1. independently identify and formulate possible future career paths and the potential need for further education
  2. display an ability to evaluate and discuss what skills are needed to work in the field of Media and Communication, or Communication for Development and how their current studies are related to those skills
  3. display the ability to extract knowledge from work-related training

Learning activities

Practical work with issues relevant to Media and Communication Studies or Communication for Development.

Assessments

All learning outcomes of the course will be assessed on the basis of a written report, prepared by the student, detailing the internship experience. Competence and skills learning outcome 2 and 3 will also be examined in a discussion, individually or in a seminar.

Grading system

Fail (U) or Pass (G).

Course literature and other teaching materials

Literature and teaching materials are individualised, depending on the choice of subject.

Course evaluation

Written course evaluation carried out at the end of the course.

Other Information

The deadline for the internship plan is May 30, by which time the plan must be presented to the Course Coordinator.

Insurance coverage during your internship
Please note that you are not automatically covered by Kammarkollegiets Student UT insurance scheme during an internship placement abroad. In order for you to be covered by the insurance scheme, Malmö University must have a documented agreement/contract with the company or organisation where you are doing your internship. During the internship period, you are insured through Malmö University, but keep in mind that the insurance is only valid in the country in which you are undertaking the internship; this includes traveling to and from this country. The insurance covers up to 14 days before and after your internship dates. To activate the insurance there must be an agreement between Malmö University and your place of internship. For the agreement to be made, you must fill out and submit an application in Moveonline, the web-based database for international studies.

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Culture and Society at the department School of Arts and Communication.

Further information

Studentservice, K3 - Malmö universitet,

Application

12 November 2018 - 20 January 2019 100% Distance (Malmö) This course is offered as part of a program

Tuition fees

for non-EU students only

First instalment: 21000 SEK
Full tuition Fee: 21000 SEK

02 September 2019 - 10 November 2019 Day-time 100% Distance (Malmö) This course is offered as part of a program