ACC3888 - Industry-based learning period B - 2017

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Accounting


Professor Keryn Chalmers

Not offered in 2017


Over the 12 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 72 credit points, including AFC2120 or ACC2120.


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