Entrepreneurship Experience

What is Entrepreneurship Experience?

Entrepreneurship Experience allows students the opportunity to undertake an authentic learning experience with an innovative and entrepreneurial focus. The experience undertaken will allow students to develop their critical thinking, communication and self-management skills as they gain exposure to real world experiences as an entrepreneur and innovator. Students undertaking programs with the likes of Deakin SPARK will have the ability to create a new enterprise, while international study tours provide students insights into entrepreneurial organisations.

Examples: Spark Entrepreneurship Experience, International Tours (Hacker Exchange)

Unit Code

From T1 2020, MWL317, MWL717

Key features

  • Pre-requisite of the successful completion of 8 credit point for MWL317
  • Pre-requisite of the successful completion of 4 credit point for MWL717
  • Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas

Who can apply?

MWL317 is available to all undergraduate students. MWL717 is available to all postgraduate students. It is your responsibility to ensure that taking a WIL unit contributes towards your course requirements and will not prevent you from meeting your course rules. Please speak with a Student Adviser if you are unsure; you can contact them on on buslaw@deakin.edu.au or (03) 9244 6555.

How to apply

Please note that all applications are subject to the approval of the WIL Team. If you feel ready to submit an application for a self-sourced placement, please click the button below to view the step-by-step guide and download the necessary documents.

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