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  • Locations: East Anglia, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Trimester 3
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  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 3 2018 30/08/2018 ** 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
Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point Credit Type: Undergraduate
OS Help Available: Yes New Colombo Plan Funded: No
Scholarships Available: Yes
Program Description:
East Anglia WIL Program
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 (East Anglia)
 
About the Program:
Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Business and Law students are invited to join the England Work Integrated Learning Program (East Anglia) which will run over the T2/T3 break. This program is run in partnership with University of East Anglia (UEA), 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. 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 UEA 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:
East Anglia, England. (About 1 hour from London).
 
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:
Saturday 25 November - Sunday 10 December 2017 (Final dates TBC)
 
Program Costs:
Approximate cost is $4,000.
$1,000 grants will be provided to all participating B&L students to support the travel costs for the program! You must be enrolled in a degree within the Faculty of Business and Law while overseas in order to receive these funds.

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?
  • $1,000 DBS travel subsidy
  • International flights
  • Industry visits
  • Social activities such as a traditional English Sunday Roast
  • Twin share accommodation
  • Transport from Airport to hotel in East Anglia
  • QBE comprehensive travel insurance.

What is not included?
  • Passport and visas
  • Daily transport costs to businesses
  • Breakfast and most meals
  • Spending money
  • Tuition fees for unit enrolment.

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: (Team) - Project report and team presentation (5000-6000 words) - 50%
Assessment 4: (Individual) - Post-Internship Reflection (2000 words) - 20%
 
Postgraduate students can study MWL703 –

Team Internship
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Pre-internship tasks (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 3 (Team) - Project report and team presentation (5000-6000 words) - 50%
Assessment 4 (Individual) – Post-internship reflection (2000 words) - 20%
 
Eligibility:
  • All Business and Law students are eligible to apply for this program.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.

Key dates
Applications close: Friday 4 August
Interviews: TBC
Students notified of application outcome: TBC
1st $500 Deposit Due (non-refundable): Within 7 days of being made an offer*
Final payment due: August TBC
Compulsory pre-departure session: September 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.

Check out all Business and Law International Study Programs here.