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MIS396 - Industry Based Learning in Business C

Unit details

Year2016 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 Experience in Industry (WEI) 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.


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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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