Faculty of Business and Law

Work integrated learning: Work based learning

Work based learning (WBL) units allow students to identify a business problem in their current place of employment, and be eligible for a credit toward their degree.

A key advantage of WBL is that it is available to students already in paid employment, allowing them to participate in WIL units without having to forgo hours in a paid role, or take on additional work. WBL allows a student to identify and apply coursework theories and practices to address a real problem within their organisation.

*You must have been working with your current organisation for more than six months.

The program aims to:

  • enhance and apply academic learning in the workplace
  • critically appraise and demonstrate development of discipline specific knowledge, skills and dispositions required for advancement in a professional setting
  • allow employers access to the latest in academic knowledge and skills through their employee
  • develop citizenship, generic skills and graduate learning outcomes that enhance future employment.


Students will be required to attend two compulsory workshops of approximately four hours each. Additonally, students will require time to complete the set assessment tasks.

Unit Name
MIS293 Work based learning

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20th March 2014