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MIS394 - Industry Based Learning in Business A

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Work experience in industry:

This is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit*

Unit chair:

J Lamp

Prerequisite:

Completion of 16 credit points prior to starting placement

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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.

Note:

*Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. Students must apply using the application form which may be requested from bl-wil@deakin.edu.au

 

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.

Content

The purpose of Industry Based Learning A 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.

 

This unit can be followed by MIS395 should a six month placement opportunity arise, or MIS396 should a nine month placement opportunity arise.

Assessment

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
$1260$1260$2594$2754

* 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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