Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subjects are designed to provide students with professional experience in an area related to their field of study or the career they are working towards. The aim of providing industry-specific opportunities is to enable you to develop skills that will enhance your prospects of gaining meaningful employment and building your career for the future.

Testimonial
Esther completed a vocational placement with Tract Consultants in 2016.

We study for so many years in an academic environment that it’s easy to lose sight of the end goal - a career. The MSD Vocational Placement subject allows you to sample your chosen profession, which is invaluable. Esther Zeibell, Master of Landscape Architecture

Elective internship subjects

CourseSubject
Master of Architecture
Master of Urban Design
Master of Urban Planning
Master of Landscape Architecture 

ABPL90307 MSD Vocational Placement subject

Various availabilities
100 credit points of graduate study required

Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage

ABPL90360 MUCH Heritage Industry Internship

Available in Semester 2

Bachelor of Environments

ABPL30064 Humanitarian Design Internship

Quota subject, offered in Dec 2017/Jan 2018
Application only

How to apply

Step 1 Complete the checklist

Complete the MSD Vocational Placement Checklist with your academic supervisor and send a copy to abp-internship@unimelb.edu.au

Step 2 Complete the risk assessment

Complete and submit the Vocational Placement Risk Assessment form

Step 3 Wait for your Letter Agreement

The faculty will draw up a Vocational Placement Letter Agreement, the legal agreement between the University of Melbourne and the Host Organisation.

N.B. This step is for the faculty to complete, the student does not need to do anything until it is time to sign the Student Deed below).

Step 4 Sign a Student Deed

You may be asked to sign a Student Deed, which is the second part of the Vocational Placement Letter Agreement. The Student Deed must be signed and returned to abp-internship@unimelb.edu.au before the internship commences.

Refer to the checklist for students for assistance completing your Student Deed.

Step 5 Enrol in the subject

Once all of the above steps have been completed, you will be able to be enrolled in the vocational placement or industry internship subject relevant to your area of study. It is your responsibility to ensure you are enrolled in a timely manner in the correct subject for the semester of your choice.

Need enrolment assistance?

Stop 1 provides enrolment and other support to Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Environments and Melbourne School of Design students.