ACG505 Professional Work Practice (8)

Students who have completed at least three semesters of study will be able to undertake a program of supervised workplace experience. Students will spend 140 hours during a semester working on a project or activity in a private or public sector organisation under the guidance of a workplace mentor and an academic assessor. Students will gain experience of Australian workplace culture and environment while being involved in a range of activities in fields such as accounting, finance, taxation and auditing. Students will be individually placed with suitable organisations and the type of work experience will vary.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Accounting and Finance
Enrolment restrictions

Available to postgraduate students only.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to complete a supervised workplace project relevant to a student's academic study program.
  • be able to apply theoretical knowledge to practical workplace problems.
  • be able to identify and critically evaluate Australian workplace culture.
  • be able to apply business skills and workplace competencies.
  • be able to critically evaluate the transition from tertiary study to professional practice.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • There is no set syllabus for this subject. Workplace experience will differ for each student depending on the host organisation and specific assigned project. The nature of the work experience will be determined jointly by a workplace mentor and an academic member of staff. Communication between student, workplace mentor and academic supervisor will be maintained for the duration of the project. At conclusion of the workplace experience, each student will be required to prepare a report and make a presentation at a workshop attended by fellow students and academic supervisors.
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 20 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Students will spend 140 hours during a semester working on a project or activity in a private or public sector organisation under the guidance of a workplace mentor and an academic assessor. Workplace experience will differ for each student depending on the host organisation and specific assigned project. The nature of the work experience will be determined jointly by a workplace mentor and an academic member of staff.

 

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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