Paris Placement Program (BUSS2502)


This unit will be taken by students accepted into the Sciences Po Summer Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government, or international 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 report, and an oral presentation, each based on the placement and study abroad experience. (As a part of the Sciences Po Summer Program, students will engage in an in depth study of the European Union, including its current financial difficulties, and French language tuition.) 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 (Paris), 5 day a week internship placement (Paris)


performance objectives (0%), report (70%), presentation (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


48 credit points including (BUSS1000 or BUSS1001 or ECOF1003) with a minimum credit average (65%)

Additional Information

Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employment Relations Office for details:

Please Note. This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (including combined Commerce degrees) and the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies).

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.