2014 Unit of Study

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Geneva Industry Placement
UoS Code BUSS6504
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2 and 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
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 will be taken by students accepted into the Master of Commerce Geneva Industry Placement Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business or a government or nongovernment organisation that has a particular focus on business interests. 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 report related to their work placement, and oral presentations all based on the internship placement and international work and study experience.