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School of Politics and International Relations

POL392 Parliamentary Studies (internship)

POL392 Parliamentary Studies (internship) (POL392B - Spring)

Credits: 15
Semester: B

Module Convenor: Dr Daniel Gover
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: Check with School office

Description: This module is designed to give those who take it a view of British parliamentary politics from the inside out. Students will spend two days per week between January and April working for a parliamentarian, either at Westminster or in constituency offices, or both. The module will be assessed by students completing a reflective journal of their day-today experiences. An internship is an intensive and demanding exercise, but should provide a formative experience and useful skills for those interested a career in politics or politics-related fields. 

Connected course(s): Compulsory for: None
Assessment: Job advert - 1000 words (20%) and Reflective journal - 6000 words (80%)
Level: 6