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BUSS6503: USA Industry Placement

2020 unit information

This unit is taken by students accepted into the U.S.A. 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 learning, professional practice and concurrent coursework on research methods, report and other professional writing skills. Assessment includes reflective learning and research report writing related to the work placement all based on the placement and international work and study experience.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Business (Business School)

Study level Postgraduate
Academic unit Business School
Credit points 6
Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (60%)
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. apply the knowledge and skills developed in business studies within a specific organisational setting
  • LO2. demonstrate contextually relevant written and oral communications skills
  • LO3. identify, research and analyse issues facing modern organisations operating in the business environment and apply appropriate models/propose practical recommendations
  • LO4. identify and appraise ethical issues in relation to business, government and society and the capacity to deal with and reflect upon these issues in working life.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive February 2020
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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