This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.

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Postgraduate | CUR-COM600 | 2024

Masters Professional Experience

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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Masters Professional Experience

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. engage competently and respectfully with diverse cultures as well as the contextual, creative and professional practices of a workplace
    2. demonstrate an innovative, creative or entrepreneurial approach in finding a placement and/or dealing with a challenge or opportunity during the practicum
    3. reflect upon the application of skills and theory in a professional or creative context
    4. communicate outcomes of practicum for potential employers, patrons or funding agencies in a globally engaging way

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-ISE-MAS-2024 - Master of Information Science (Extended)
  • CUR-HRI-MAS-2024 - Master of Human Rights


To enrol in this subject students must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
CUR-ISC-MAS Master of Information Science;
CUR-HRI-MAS Master of Human Rights.
It is assumed that students will have completed at least 100 credit points (or 4 subjects) in their degree before enrolling in this subject.

Additional requirements

  • Placement requirements - Students are expected to research host organisations to understand their potential for offering a suitable practicum or project experience. Before commencing a placement, they are also expected to research the history, mission and operational context of their host organisation and their position or department in the organisation.
  • Other requirements - Includes Placements

Study load

0.25 EFTSL

This is in the range of 20 to 24 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Human Rights