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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).

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Europe Industry Placement
UoS Code BUSS6504
Credit points 6
Offered Intensive July
Prerequisites Master of Commerce students: 48 credit points with a credit average; Master of International Business: 24 credit points with a credit average.
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at
Lectures 3 x 3hr pre-placement workshops, 2 x 3hr weekly seminars (starting week 2) and Internship placement (Geneva) (6 weeks)
Assessment Learning contract (0%); Learning journal (25%), Research project (60%) and Final presentation (15%)
Description This unit is taken by students accepted into the Europe Industry Placement Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government or non-government organisation that has a particular focus on business interests. It includes preparatory coursework in reflective, professional practice and concurrent coursework on research methods, report and other professional writing skills. Assessment includes a reflective journal, research report related to the work placement, and oral presentations all based on the internship placement and international work and study experience. Further information and application process is outlined at