Industry-Based Learning

HIW050 0 Credit Points Workplace

Duration

  • 6 months

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

The object of Industry-Based Learning is for students to integrate theoretical knowledge with the practical applications and experiences in a commercial environment. It also aims to assist the student by providing apportunities for personal growth and developing both technical and interpersonal skills.
 
Benefits to the student:
  • Academic performance is often seen to improve following the industry experience.
  • Opportunity to experience particular areas of their chosen profession before graduation.
  • Ability to earn while they learn.
  • A head-start to a successful future. As students with industry experience already have a point of comparison, career decisions are more informed and students have more to offer employers when they seek graduation employment.