LA Placement Program (BUSS2501)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

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%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

8 units with a credit average.

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

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Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

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