Industry based learning

Computing and Information Systems students have the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience via an internship or an industry project.

Industry based learning subjects allow students to work with our industry partners while earning credit points towards their degree. While designed to improve employability, completion of one of these subjects does not guarantee employment.

Industry based learning is offered via two subjects:

Subject comparison

  ENGR90003 Internship ISYS90082 Industry Based IT Experience Project
Credit points 25 points across one semester 25 points across two semesters
Courses

Master of Engineering (Software)

Master of Information Technology

Master of Information Systems

Master of Information Technology

Master of Information Systems

Offered in Summer term; Semester 1; Semester 2 Semester 1 & Semester 2; or
Semester 2 & Summer Semester
Pre-requisites See Handbook entry See Handbook entry
Competitive entry Yes Yes
Assessed Yes Yes
Paid Depends on host company No (some exceptions)
Number of industry hours At least 350 hours Up to 195 hours
How to apply View instructions  
Placement self-sourced or University-sourced Both available Both available