units

BEG3150

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedGippsland First semester 2015 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Vaughan Reimers

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.

Outcomes

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%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average six/eight hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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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.

Prohibitions

BEW3150