LA Placement Program (BUSS2501)


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

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1 day pre-departure seminar (Sydney), 5x 2hr lectures (Los Angeles), 4 day a week internship placement (Los Angeles)


learning contract (0%), work learning journal (20%), placement presentation (15%), and research report (65%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

8 units with a credit average.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

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.