EHR335 Work Integrated Learning (Sports Media) (8)

This subject provides students with an opportunity to consolidate their knowledge and skills in the workplace. Students will complete a 60 hour intensive placement in a sports media sub-discipline. Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in industry and develop a professional portfolio comprising sports media products. This will contribute to their professional development and graduate employability. This subject will provide students with the opportunity to work under the guidance of industry professionals in an authentic workplace, will extend the student's disciplinary knowledge and will facilitate the development of professional networks.


Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EHR335. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health

Enrolment Restrictions

Available to students in:

Bachelor of Sports Media



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to produce sports media product by critically analysing sporting cultures;
  • be able to integrate discipline-specific technical capabilities, communication strategies and self-reflective practice relevant to industry placement;
  • be able to engage actively ethically and morally with industry professionals and sporting personnel;
  • be able to evaluate the socio-politico-cultural and economic issues which effect the sports industry;
  • be able to discuss the diversity of sporting culture across a range of sports on a local, national and global scale.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Organising professional placements
  • Working within a team
  • Reflective learning
  • Connecting with Industry
  • Developing a professional portfolio
  • Analysing sporting culture

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EHR335 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Work placement finalisation
Blog entries
Work placement journal

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a ~9 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Students will undertake 60 hours of workplace learning, equivalent to approximately 9 days (7 hours/day).

Work placement will be undertaken in various media agencies - print, broadcast, online and social networks. Students will apply theoretical knowledge to practice and develop industry related skills.  Work placement affords the opportunity to network with industry personnel, confront challenges in the workplace and engage in reflective techniques for self-development.

Special Resources

Students will be required to travel to organisations/agencies where work placement hours are being undertaken.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.