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  • Locations: Lancaster, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Trimester 2
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2018 10/04/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Internship
New Colombo Plan Funded: No Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point
Credit Type: Undergraduate OS Help Available: Yes
Scholarships Available: Yes
Program Description:
Lancaster WIL
Note: Students do not need to see a Student Adviser prior to applying for the below program, the International team will liaise directly with Student Services to confirm you have room in your course to participate.

England Work Integrated Learning Program (Lancaster)
Sunday 18 June - Saturday 1 July 2017

About the Program:
Undergraduate Business and Law students are invited to join the England Work Integrated Learning Program (Lancaster) which will run over the T1/T2 break. Run in partnership with Lancaster University, students will be able to gain an international experience while gaining a credit towards their course. Students will travel to England 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 of 20 and will work in teams of five. 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 Lancaster and Deakin staff who will manage the program and also facilitate site visits, networking opportunities, social activities and free time.
 
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.
 
Locations:
Lancaster, England.
 
Activities:
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:
Sunday 18 June - Saturday 1 July 2017
 
Program Costs:
£784 (Approximately $1,300 AUD as at 24 Feb 2017) + flights.
$800 grants will be provided to all participating students to who participate in the program. Please note, domestic commonwealth supported students (HECS) can apply to receive up to $6,567 from OS-Help funding to support your program. Please read the criteria carefully.

What is included?
  • Twin-share accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lancaster admin fee
  • Deakin comprehensive travel insurance.

What is not included?
  • International return airfares
  • Passport and visas
  • Spending money
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Textbooks (if required)
  • Tuition fees for unit enrolment. 
Unit Information:
Undergraduate students can study MWL301 Team Internship or MWL302 Advanced 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:
This program is available to students studying Business and Law, who have space for a WIL unit/general elective.

Dates to note:
Applications close: Sunday 19 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
 
Important to note:
  • 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.
  • Program cost is subject to change, students will be notified of final costs when applications close.
  • Final itinerary is subject to change and changes to this does not qualify students for a refund.
  • This program is available to Domestic and International students.
  • 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.
  • *Students will be provided a full refund if Deakin Business School cancels the program.
  • 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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