University of Technology Sydney

52677 Professional Placement

Requisite(s): 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10049 Social and Political Sciences Major OR 36 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09476 48cp Social and Political Sciences Major
Anti-requisite(s): 54055 Professional Pathways Project


As the capstone subject for the Social and Political Sciences major, this subject provides students with the opportunity to apply in a practical setting the knowledge and skills they have gained throughout their course. Students complete a major research project with an external organisation, such as a government department, local council, non-government organisation or corporation. Research projects are co-designed with these organisations and include tasks such as literature reviews, media analysis, community needs analysis and program evaluations. The placement enables students to consolidate their knowledge and gain skills in project management and workplace communication.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

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