MWL720 - Industry Based Learning A


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement*

Enrolment by application only. Refer to note below.

*First offered in Trimester 1 2025 at GIFT City (India)^ only

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Available for students enrolled at GIFT City campus only


Students must have passed 6 credit points of Level 7 units.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Contact hours will vary based on the experience but are expected to be approximately 250 hours working with a host organisation plus approximately 40-60 hours for individual reflection and assessment.

All students will be required to have completed specific WIL pre-placement modules (approximately 2 hours) prior to commencing their first WIL experience.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Contact hours will vary based on the paid experience but are expected to be approximately 250 hours working with a host organisation plus approximately 40-60 hours for individual reflection and assessment. 

In-person attendance requirements

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.


^GIFT City (India) offering is available to students enrolled at the GIFT City (India) campus only.

Business & Law Work Integrated Learning (WIL) units are by application only and quotas may apply.

Please visit the website for further information and how to apply.

Please contact the Faculty WIL team at 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 paid business placement as part of their studies and provides an opportunity for students to explore suitable vocations, gain practical employment experience and develop professional work habits such as teamwork, 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.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement:

1. Students must successfully complete the WIL pre-placement modules before they can attain access to the unit dropboxes.

2. Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the submission task that requires reflection on the ULOs to evidence a minimum proficiency. 

Unit Fee Information

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