GWP 800: Global Workplace Practice


GWP 800: Global Workplace Practice is an intensive subject designed to meet the employment aspirations of international students undertaking work in Australia. This 6 credit point subject combines theory and practice by giving students workplace experiences that develop their skills and intercultural competency.

What you will learn

By studying GWP 800, students will:

  • undertake an internship or industry-based project (a minimum of 48 hours and a maximum of 140 hours is to be completed in addition to class contact time during session).
  • identify requirements of employers and businesses in order to participate in recruitment processes
  • acquire and develop work-based learning skill sets
  • develop cultural awareness and business communication skills
  • apply discipline specific knowledge in a practical workplace setting
  • use career management tools to develop and communicate professional qualities in future job seeking contexts

International postgraduate students from the Faculty of Business need to enrol in GWP 900: International Workplace Practice.


To be eligible to enrol in GWP 800 the following criteria must be met:

  • international students studying one of the approved postgraduate courses
  • completed a minimum of 48 credit points at time of enrolment
  • eligible to work in Australia whilst participating in the subject
  • completed the Expression of Interest form

Application process

Places in this subject are limited. Entry is competitive and based on academic merit & individual assessment.

  1. If you meet the eligibility requirements above, complete the Expression of Interest form
  2. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email
  3. Shortlisted candidates may be subject to an interview

Applicants who apply late will be put on a waiting list and will be notified if places become available.

More information

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