The course was established 09 February 2012.
This course syllabus (version 1) was approved 01 March 2012 by the Board of Studies at Faculty of Culture and Society.
The syllabus is valid from 03 September 2012.
The aim of the internship is to give the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge of her/his major subject on a practical level, and to provide the student with experiences from practical work on the subject at various levels of society, such as information dissemination, training, planning and reporting.
This course is aimed at students who are admitted to one of the following bachelor's programmes: Human Rights, International Migration and Ethnic Relations, International relations, Peace- and Conflict Studies and International Programme for European Studies.
Admission to the course requires a minimum of 60 approved credits with a certain progression in one of the following Major Subjects: History with a Focus on European Studies, Human Rights, International Migration and Ethnic Relations, International Relations or Peace and Conflict Studies.
After completion of the course, the student shall:
Knowledge and understanding
Skills and abilities
- display knowledge and understanding of how it is to work practically with issues related to their major subject
- have enhanced knowledge and understanding of employment opportunities within sectors related to their major subject
Judgement and approach
- display the ability to apply their theoretical knowledge in their major subject in a practical way
- display a capacity to, in an independent manner, establish contacts and networks with actors involved within their major subject
- demonstrate an ability to present a relevant, self selected theme or issue related to their major subject that was relevant and in focus during the internship period
- independently prepare and present a written report of the experiences gained from the practical work
- independently identify and formulate possible future career paths and the possible need for further education
- display an ability to value their own skills and to identify existing relevant areas of potential work within their major subject
- can assess his/her own competence and identify relevant areas of potential work within the field of the major subject
AssessmentsThe students learning outcomes of the course will be assessed by a written report.
Course contentThe course consists of 18 to 20 weeks of internship, during the regular term, at an organization, international or national government and local authorities, businesses, voluntary organizations, cultural institutions, etc.
The student is responsible for finding and organizing an internship. The internship must be approved by the Internship Coordinator and a written agreement must exist between Malmö University and the place of the internship. It is important that tasks are of a relevant and advanced character, why the internship plan drawn up between representatives of the internship and the student must be approved by the Internship Coordinator.
The internship must be unpaid. Internships in countries or areas which the Department of Foreign Affairs (UD) advises against entering will not be accepted.
Learning activitiesPractical work with issues related to the major subject.
Grading systemFail (U) or Pass (G).
Reading list and other mediaThe course has no mandatory literature.
Other InformationIn addition to the above eligibility criteria, an internship requires an agreement, drawn up between representatives of the internship and the student through Malmö University.