Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedClayton Second semester 2015 (Day)


Over the 14 week period of full-time employment, students will be required to complete one or more specified projects. The projects will be determined by the course coordinator in consultation with the sponsor and the student undergoing the industry-based learning.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. perform business tasks effectively and efficiently, both as an individual and as a team member
  2. apply technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to business tasks
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the nuances and practicalities of working within an organisation
  4. communicate perceptively and effectively with subordinates, peers and superiors
  5. apply critical thinking and compose a set of high quality reports for submission to management.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average six/eight hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)


Students must have completed 48 credit points, including AFC1030 or ACC1030.


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Accounting and selected students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce.