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School of Politics and International Relations

POL392 Parliamentary Studies (internship)

(POL392B - Spring)

Credits: 30 credits

Level: 6

Semester: B

Contact: Dr Daniel Gover

Overlap: None

Prerequisite: POL373

Compulsory for: None

Associate Availability: Not Available

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. 

This module is not available to visiting Associate Students.

Assessment: 1 x job advert, 1000 words (20%) and reflective journal 4000 words (80%)