2022 unit information
Trimester 1: Placement
Trimester 2: Placement
Trimester 3: Placement
Enrolment by application only. Refer to note below.
Completion of 4 credit points prior to enrolling in this unit.
Contact hours will vary based on experience.
All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.
Approved placements may extend to 240 hours maximum. Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as outlined in their agreement/experience outline.
All students will be required to have completed specific WIL pre-placement modules (approximately 2 hours) prior to commencing their first WIL experience.
Business & Law Work Integrated Learning (WIL) units are by application only and quotas may apply.
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Please contact the Faculty WIL team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any enquiries. Please use your Deakin email and state your student ID in all correspondence.
The unit is designed to allow students to undertake a short-term (80-160 hours) business placement as part of their studies and provides them with an opportunity to explore suitable vocations, gain practical employment experience and develop professional work habits such as team work, ethical conduct, effective workplace communication and self-management.
Students will critically reflect upon their experience, relevant graduate attributes and employability competencies through a progressive assessment process.
Evaluate and evidence skills in working with others in professional settings, e.g. negotiation, interpersonal skills, working with a diversity of others, resolving conflicts.
Plan, monitor, evaluate and reflect on professional learning and skill development.
Communicate in professional settings with a diverse range of others for professional and academic purposes.
Identify ethical risks in everyday professional life that can lead to unethical choices and reflect on personal ethical choices made within the workplace.
Assessment 1 – (Portfolio) Learning Portfolio designed around the WIL experience
A learning portfolio is comprised of a range of different assessment tasks. In this unit the portfolio consists of 4 individual assessment tasks, a pre-planning report, your host’s evaluation, response (a report and/or presentation) evidencing your achievement of the unit learning outcomes and a recorded interview. Specific task details are available on the unit CloudDeakin site.
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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