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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.

LA Placement Program
UoS Code BUSS2501
Credit points 6
Offered Intensive February
Prerequisites 8 units with a credit average.
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employment Relations Office for details:
Lectures 1 day pre-departure seminar (Sydney), 5x 2hr lectures (Los Angeles), 4 day a week internship placement (Los Angeles)
Assessment learning contract (0%), work learning journal (20%), placement presentation (15%), and research report (65%)
Description This unit will be taken by students accepted into the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Winter Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government, non-government or media organisation. It will include preparatory coursework in reflective, professional practice and concurrent coursework on research methods, report and other professional writing skills. Assessment will include a reflective journal, research essay, and oral presentations all based on the placement and study abroad experience. Further information and application process is outlined at