Overview

This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain practical experience in an industry setting while completing their studies. During the internship students will apply the knowledge that they developed during their studies to a wide range of organisational projects, gain the experience of working in diverse organisational contexts and cultures and, produce a professional report for their Internship host. Project activities typically include: the development of information systems strategies for business; systems analysis and design, research and development, business analysis and project management activities

Requisites

Prerequisites
INF80005 Business Information Systems Internship Project

Rule
100 cps in MA-BIS or MA-IT or MA-ITPC or MSc(Network Systems) or MEngSc(Network Systems) or in discontinued Courses MITPM, MITBA and MTech(IT).
AND
Credit Average
AND
Interview

Teaching periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
27-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
11-August-2024
Census date
31-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
13-September-2024
Results released date
03-December-2024

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Apply coherent and advanced knowledge business information systems analysis, including business analysis and project management in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking
  • Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and awareness of professional practices in a global and sustainable context
  • Reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes and review their own performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Class
1.00 3 weeks 3
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
1.00 9 weeks 9
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Independent Learning
11.50 12 weeks 138
TOTAL150

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
Assignment 1Individual 30 - 40% 1,2 
Assignment 2Individual 30 - 40% 1,2,3,4 
Assignment 3Individual 20 - 40% 1,2,3,4 

Content

  • The internship project will provide an opportunity for students to work on a specific business information systems analysis, business analysis or project management activity with an approved host organisation in the workplace 
  • Projects will be carried out under the supervision of an industry professional with additional supervision provided by an academic staff member
  • Project activities may take various forms involving a range of tasks and activities associated with business information systems analysis, business analysis or project management and are to be viewed as a means to demonstrate theoretical knowledge obtained in study in the workplace

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.