BUSN12001 - Business Internship

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Business Internship provides opportunity for you to gain supervised practical work experience. The purpose of this unit is to expose you to workplace practices so that you can apply your business knowledge gained from your business studies to the work environment. Completion of this unit may assist you in gaining employment or being able to engage with employers in employment opportunities. You will undertake an approved, generally unpaid, work placement to a maximum of 20 hours per week for a duration of 12 weeks. All your assessments will be closely aligned with the skills and experience you gain in the workplace and you will work closely with the unit coordinator and your workplace supervisor while undertaking the internship.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band 3A
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisites:

  • Successful completion of 48 credit points; AND
  • No Failures on their Academic Record; AND
  • Unit Coordinator Approval: AND
  • A Grade Point Average of 5 or above; OR Successful completion of BUSN19024 Graduate Employability Skills.

NOTE: Students who have not completed BUSN19024 Graduate Employability Skills will be required to complete an Online Preparation prior to undertaking BUSN12001 Business Internship. 

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 100% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Some students were receptive to the provision of mark sheets and assessment guidelines to help provide greater clarity as to each of the assessment tasks.
Recommendation
Provide students with mark sheets and assessment guidelines through the unit Moodle site.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Some students did not fully understand the workload requirements for this unit.
Recommendation
Offer Zoom sessions and/or video recordings early in the term highlighting the unit encompasses both practical work experience and assessable tasks.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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