A placement is your chance to fully immerse yourself in a professional organisation and gain the real industry experience you need to kick start your career.
Placement course credit
The Professional Placement co-major and minor are work integrated learning opportunities where students learn and engage with their academic content throughout the placement.
This placement experience is a full-time study load that supports an integrated approach to learning with a combination of learning in industry, academic submissions, workplace reflection and industry feedback to support this learning.
International students who successfully gain a placement will need to transfer to a corresponding Professional Degree. Upon transferring to this degree international students must complete a 12-month placement and should expect to pay one year extra tuition fees on top of their standard course fees.
International students need to ensure that they seek reputable advice regarding the extension of their visa. For help around applying for placements as an international student, contact the international student support team.
Students who undertake a professional placement are classified as full-time students completing an academic program and are covered by Swinburne’s Public Liability insurance.