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Overview

This course had been developed for students who find a work placement / internship either unpaid or paid and would like to receive academic credit for the placement. 

This course will enable students to explore and gain a practical understanding of the requirements and expectations of the professional workplace through experiential learning. Students will develop their knowledge, capabilities and employability skills. Internships/work placements enable students to gain practical, supervised experience in the work place.


Students can complete this course as a General Education course and is available to domestic and international students. If a domestic or international student wishes to undertake an overseas work placement extra conditions will apply before the placement is approved.

Permission to enroll in DIPP1510 will only be granted if the work internship/work placement will contribute to learning and the development of the student's employability skills. Students must apply to the Diploma of Professional Practice Office for permission to enroll in the course.

Prerequisite conditions

The prerequisite for this course is students must have successfully completed a minimum of 72  UoC and be in Good Standing.

This course is available to domestic and international students. If a domestic or international student wishes to undertake an overseas work placement extra conditions will apply before the placement is approved.

Permission to enrol in DIPP1510 will only be granted if the work internship/work placement will contribute to learning and the development of the student's employability skills. The student must nominate the organisation they have secured an internship/work placement with, which will then be evaluated by UNSW before being accepted as a suitable placement site. A proforma agreement must be signed by the supervisor from the organisation and the student that outlines the expectations of the work placement. The internship must include activities that are substantive and of an appropriate level according to course criteria. Project based experiences are recommended. 

Excluded programs
  • 3964 - Information Systems (Co-op) (Honours) (Undergraduate)
  • 3587 - Actuarial Studies (Co op) (Undergraduate)
  • 3971 - BIS (Co-op) (Undergraduate)
  • 3554 - Commerce (Co-op) (Undergraduate)
  • 3565 - Commerce (Co-op) (Honours) (Undergraduate)
Faculty

DVC (Academic) Board of Studies

Study Level

Undergraduate

Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Campus

Kensington

Indicative contact hours

12

Fees

Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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