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  • Locations: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Program Terms: Trimester 2
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2018 18/03/2018
06/04/2018 23/06/2018 07/07/2018

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Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Internship
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point
Credit Type: Postgraduate, Undergraduate OS Help Available: Yes
New Colombo Plan Funded: No Scholarships Available: Yes
GCP Points: 30
Program Description:


Malaysia WIL (KL)

Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate  Business and Law students are invited to gain practical work experience in Malaysia as a unit towards their degree. Students will travel to Kuala Lumpur and will have the opportunity to complete a Work Integrated Learning unit over a 2 week period with a marketing, management and strategic consulting focus. Students will travel as a group and will work in teams of four. Students will be allocated to a local business and will work with the company to apply their management knowledge and theories from their degree in a unique international context. You will be supported by on-ground staff in Malaysia and Deakin academics who will manage the program and also facilitate site visits, networking opportunities, social activities.
Each project has been designed by Deakin Academic staff to provide sound academic content together with deep engagement between Deakin students, their industry professionals and community leaders. Deakin students will work closely with their hosts in all of their nominated projects. All components have been structured so that the students gain an increased understanding of their host country’s environmental and business cultures.
“This experience was invaluable as it broadened my international business knowledge, new cultural exposure and further prepared me for today’s ever evolving business world.” – Past participant
“When you travel, you’re the best self you can be because you’re so free and the relationships you make are just out of this world. I was the happiest I’ve ever been while on this trip.” – Past participant

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Students will work in a local company for 2 weeks, creating a business report which may analyse the businesses marketing, project management, customer service or international focus.

Program Dates:
Saturday 23 June - Saturday 7 July

Dates to note:
Applications close: Sunday 18 March
Students notified of application outcome: Friday 31 March
1st $500 Deposit Due (non-refundable): Within 7 days of being made an offer*
2nd Payment Due: TBC
Final Payment Due: TBC

*Students will be provided a full refund if Deakin Business School cancels the program.

Unit Information

Credit information
Unit Information

Undergraduate students can study MWL301 Team Internship -

Assessment 1: (Individual) - Pre-Internship tasks (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 2: (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 3: (Group of 4) - Project report and team presentation (5000-6000 words) - 50%
Assessment 4: (Individual) - Post-Internship Reflection (2000 words) - 20%

Postgraduate students can MWL703 Team Internship

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Pre-internship tasks (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 3 (Group of 4) - Project report and team presentation (3000-5000 words) - 50%
Assessment 4 (Individual) – Post-internship reflection (2000 words) - 20%

  • Undergraduate students must have completed eight units prior to departure (including CPL).
  • Postgraduate students must have completed six units prior to departure (including CPL). Please note, a minimum of four students need to be successful in obtaining a place in this program for it to run at a PG level.
  • International students may need to be able to obtain a visa for Malaysia (please check this prior to applying).

Cost and Funding

cost and funding
Program Costs:

The subsidised program cost will be $1,000.
Please note, domestic commonwealth supported students (HECS) can apply to receive up to $7,998 from OS-Help funding to support your program. Please read the criteria carefully.

What is included?
  • International return flights
  • Twin share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Selected group meals
  • In-country orientation and a city tour
  • Deakin comprehensive travel insurance.

What is not included?
  • Passport and visas
  • Spending money
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Tuition fees for unit enrolment.

Important Information

Important to note:

  1. Students do not need to gain approval from a student adviser prior to applying for this program – eligibility will be confirmed by the International Team via Student     Services.
  2. Program cost is subject to change, students will be notified of final costs when applications close.
  3. Final itinerary is subject to change and changes to this does not qualify students for a refund.
  4. This program is available to Domestic and International students.
  5. A minimum number of students is required in order for this program to run, the Deakin Business School has the right to cancel this program if this is not achieved.
  6. Students will still need to pay their Deakin Unit fee for each unit they participate in as per their normal fee arrangements. 
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This program is currently not accepting applications.