MWL101 - Professional Insight


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously: Personal Insight

Completion of 3 credit points of study

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MWLM101
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week plus 4 x 1 hour live (and recorded) classes to run in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 9

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour seminar per week (livestreamed with recordings provided) with an additional 4 x 1 hour recorded class to run in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 9.


The Professional Insight unit is a compulsory unit offered in Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce program and is also available to students from other programs and faculties within the University. The University recognises the importance of students gaining professional identity skills to enable them to apply for and effectively participate in the business environment. The unit aims to broaden students’ self-awareness and understanding of their career preparation, develop tools and actions plans, and range of communication capabilities necessary to be successful in both their business and personal lives.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Students must successfully complete the online 'Introduction to Professional Identity' module before they can attain access to Assessment 2.

Unit Fee Information

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