BUS220 Workplace Learning 2 (8)

The subject is designed to develop students employability skills and their understanding of professional practice. The subject is also aimed at developing students self reflection and self monitoring skills to help build their efficacy and confidence in the work place. As part of this subject, students will gain practical experience and apply their academic learning in a professional setting through involvement in a work placement, by undertaking a project or higher duties in their existing workplace or, in agreed circumstances, through structured learning activities.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS220. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ACC275 or BUS210

Assumed Knowledge
Assumed knowledge for this subject is similar to that covered in BUS110
Incompatible Subjects

ACC275, BUS210

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define, evaluate, and reflect on employability skills and graduate attributes to plan appropriate professional development activities
  • be able to explore, develop and evaluate a personal career plan
  • be able to develop practical competence through personal professional experience by participating in work placement
  • be able to learn and assess through reflection
  • be able to prepare an effective job application
  • be able to explore and enhance personal brand development through academic application and self-development


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Journal keeping and reflective practice
  • Employability skills
  • Graduate skills
  • Personal branding
  • Career planning
  • Job application

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 10 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Students are given the opportunity to develop their employability skills through 70 hours of activity completed as: a work placement with a new host organisation;  a new project or higher duties undertaken with a current employer; or structured learning activities.

Special Resources

Travel may be required to attend a work placement with a host organisation.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.