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BEW3150

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Summer semester B 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Maxine Bradshaw

Synopsis

This unit provides students with an opportunity to undertake work in an organisational environment broadly related to their field of academic study. Students will undertake approved projects for an employer, which will contribute to the overall goals of the organisation. The unit will require students to apply theoretical and conceptual knowledge to practical workplace situations as well as develop self-awareness, personal and professional competencies necessary for a high level of employability.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to practical work situations
  2. communicate effectively and appropriately with peers and superiors both verbally and in writing
  3. work effectively as part of a team
  4. undertake applied research projects in the areas of accounting, economics, management, marketing, or any area of business.

Assessment

Completion of workplace objectives: 30%
assignment on placement (7000 words): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Vaughan Reimers

Contact hours

The project will be conducted in an industry and does not require class contact

Prerequisites

Enrolment in this unit is not available via WES. Course Director approval is required prior to enrolment and approval will be dependent upon completion of 96 credit points (including appropriate units for the area of work placement) with an overall average of 65% for all units undertaken.