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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5396

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153700

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
Business Services

Course aim

This advanced level course provides students with the opportunity to participate in an industry practicum. It aims to enhance students’ professional competencies and interpersonal skills and their business consulting and applied research skills. The course also promotes individual responsibility for professional development.

Course content

Pre-practicum orientation incorporating but not limited to professional conduct, ethical responsibilities, student and employer responsibilities, and occupational health and safety practice; practical professionally-relevant experience in a work experience practicum; supervision and report by workplace mentor; critical reflection on contribution of workplace experience to development of professional competencies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

36 units postgraduate coursework and minimum 4.5 GPA, or at the discretion of Course Coordinator. Students who have completed a postgrad level practicum or internship are not eligible to enrol in this course, unless approved by the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
External (Online workshop) 4 hours x N/A
Practicum 7.5 hours x 15 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Portfolio 2500 words 60% N/A
Supervisor evaluation N/A 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

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