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MIS396 - Industry Based Learning in Business C

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Work experience in industry:

This is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit*

Unit chair:

J Lamp


Completion of 16 credit points prior to starting placement



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

This unit requires no formal class attendance. However, this work placement will involve six 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.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Special enrolment requirements apply - students must obtain Unit Chair approval prior to enrolment.


The purpose of Industry Based Learning C is to allow students an opportunity to gain a discipline-based professional work placement with an approved host organisation. This will be a six 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.


This unit can be followed by MIS397 should a twelve month placement opportunity arise.


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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