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INTR73-100: Professional Portfolio


Professional Portfolio is a twenty-week, forty five credit point subject available to Masters (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is experientially oriented and encourages you to enhance your professional skills in a real-world environment. You will combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, to expand analytic and strategic thinking capabilities. All students complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which will require an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR complete a collaborative research project totalling approximately 15,000 words.  All students submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their gained practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice.  You will be able to undertake The Professional Portfolio only when you have successfully completed all twelve subjects of the Master of International Relations component of the degree.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Standard]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Situated]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering- Situated]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Standard]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering - Standard]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering - Situated]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $9,070
  • Commencing in 2023: $9,300

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate and communicate expert understanding of a workplace setting through extensive authentic professional experience or research project. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems associated with a selected workplace setting. 3. Apply disciplinary knowledge and skills to new workplace settings, demonstrating autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility.

Enrolment requirements

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Only available if admitted into HS-23078 Master of International Relations (Professional)AND successful completion of 12 masters subjects

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering - StandardNon-Standard Offering - Situated
Enrolment opens18/07/202118/07/2021
Semester start13/09/202113/09/2021
Subject start13/09/202113/09/2021
Cancellation 1?04/10/202104/10/2021
Cancellation 2?10/10/202110/10/2021
Last enrolment02/10/202102/10/2021
Withdraw – Financial?25/10/202125/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?21/11/202121/11/2021
Teaching census?24/10/202124/10/2021
Non-Standard OfferingNon-Standard Offering - Situated
Enrolment opens14/11/202114/11/2021
Semester start17/01/202217/01/2022
Subject start17/01/202217/01/2022
Cancellation 1?07/02/202207/02/2022
Cancellation 2?13/02/202213/02/2022
Last enrolment05/02/202205/02/2022
Withdraw – Financial?28/02/202228/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?27/03/202227/03/2022
Teaching census?27/02/202227/02/2022
Non-Standard Offering - StandardNon-Standard Offering - Situated
Enrolment opens20/03/202220/03/2022
Semester start16/05/202216/05/2022
Subject start16/05/202216/05/2022
Cancellation 1?06/06/202206/06/2022
Cancellation 2?12/06/202212/06/2022
Last enrolment04/06/202204/06/2022
Withdraw – Financial?27/06/202227/06/2022
Withdraw – Academic?24/07/202224/07/2022
Teaching census?26/06/202226/06/2022