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MIS395 - Industry Based Learning in Business B

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Work experience in industry:

This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit

Unit chair:

J Lamp



From Trimester 2 2015: MIS394 or MIS396



From Trimester 2 2015: Nil

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

This unit requires no formal class attendance. However, this work placement will involve three months of full-time supervised contact with an approved host organisation.


Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. Students must apply using the application form which may be requested from

Students cannot enrol in the unit or commence a placement without written approval.


The purpose of Industry Based Learning B is to allow students an opportunity to gain a discipline-based professional work placement with an approved host organisation. This will be a three month full-time placement where students are paid approximately 80% of a graduate salary. It aims to expose students to professional standards and to explore the links between theory and practice both in a formal workplace setting and through curriculum based reflective practice.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written assignment - Start of placement self-evaluation (1000 words) -10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Assignment - Fortnightly placement logs - 10%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Written Assignment - Mid-placement evaluation (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 4 (Individual) - Written Assignment - End-placement evaluation (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 5 (Individual) - Written assignment - Post-placement reflection and portfolio (approx 2000 words) -  40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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