ACICIS’ IRP program is composed of the following key components, as outlined below. Students are required to satisfactorily complete all components in order to achieve an overall grade of ‘Satisfactory’ for the program:

Program Structure 1: IRP: Classes and Coursework Only

# Component Weighting Notes
1 Classes and coursework at UNPAR 100% Classes and coursework delivered, supervised and assessed by Parahyangan University’s Department of International Relations.

Program Structure 2: IRP with Professional Placement

# Component Weighting Notes
1 Classes and coursework at UNPAR 65% Classes and coursework delivered, supervised and assessed by Parahyangan University’s Department of International Relations.
2 Completion of IRP Professional Placement 35% For IRP Professional Placement students: Student placement performance supervised and assessed by Parahyangan University’s Department of Management.

1. Classes and coursework at Parahyangan University (UNPAR)

All students undertake full-time study at UNPAR in the Department of International Relations. Students are required to complete a total of 15-18 SKS (credit points) per semester on this program, approximately 5-6 subjects.

Below is a list of subjects taught in English, available to ACICIS students undertaking the IRP in 2017:

2. Completion of IRP Professional Placement Module (optional)

The IRP Professional Placement module provides an opportunity for students to gain valuable experience working in community-based organisations in the international relations sector. The placement offers students the chance to apply theoretical knowledge to real-life professional contexts while fostering important practical skills in advocacy, public relations, administration, research and monitoring and evaluation.

Students who opt to undertake the IRP professional placement will complete their placement alongside their UNPAR classes (two days per week around classes). In the January-June semester, students have the option to complete their placement as a five-week ‘block’ at the end of their semester.

Throughout the professional placement, students undertake a supervised placement at a participating Host Organisation. Required tasks will vary depending on each Host Organisation, but generally may include: research and report writing, content editing, website editing, translation, data entry, monitoring and evaluation, and other tasks as required by individual Host Organisations.

Applicants should be aware that they are applying for the program, not a specific placement.

Read the outline of the IRP Professional Placement Module here.