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  • Locations: Hikone, Japan
  • Program Terms: Trimester 2
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point Credit Type: Undergraduate
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law OS Help Available: Yes
Program Type: Internship Scholarships Available: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term New Colombo Plan Funded: No
Program Description:
 

Program


FBL Japan WIL

Program
Undergraduate Business students are invited to join the Japan WIL program which will be based in Hikone, Japan. Run in conjunction with Shiga University, students will be able to gain an international experience while gaining a credit towards their course. Students will travel to Japan and will have the opportunity to complete a WIL 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 with a local business. Students 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 Japan and Deakin staff 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 professional 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.

"Going to Japan as apart of a university program has been one of the best choices of my life." - Past Japan WIL student

Locations:
Hikone, Japan.
 
Activities:
Students will work with a local company, creating a business report which may analyse the businesses marketing, project management, customer service or international focus.

Program Dates:
Saturday 15 June - Sunday 30 June 2019
 
 

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%

Eligibility:
  1. Completion of 8 credit points (including CPL) prior to starting placement.
  2. This program is available to Deakin Business School students, who have space for a WIL unit/general elective.
 

Cost and Funding

cost and funding
Program Costs:

The program cost will be $1000^.
Please note, domestic commonwealth supported students (HECS) can apply to receive up to $8,149 from OS-Help funding to support your program. Please read the criteria carefully.

^Full cost of the program to students is $4,000. Eligible students will be entitled to receive a $3,000 New Colombo Plan grant to support the cost of this program. Please see below for eligibility criteria.

New Colombo Plan (NCP) grants
  • This is a NCP funded program offering 15 x $3,000 NCP grants. You must meet the eligibility criteria to apply for the grant:be an Australian citizen
  • you cannot receive a grant in a Host Location in which you have dual citizenship or residency rights;
  • be undertaking a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree
  • be between 18 and 28 years of age at the commencement of their program;
  • not have already commenced a period of overseas study in the same Host Location as the program;
  • not have receive more than one short-term and one Semester grant (with or without an internship) during their Australian course of study.

What is included?
  • International return airfares
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Deakin comprehensive travel insurance

What is not included?
  • Passport and visas
  • Spending money
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Textbooks (if required)
  • 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. 
Contact bl-abroad@deakin.edu.au for more information.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.