GWP900

GWP 900: International Workplace Practice

About

GWP 900 is a 6 credit point subject designed for international students looking to enhance their employment prospects in Australia. Throughout the subject students will learn how to market themselves for success, and will also learn about Australian workplace culture and professional expectations in a business environment. Students will also have the option to source their own internship or may be eligible for a post-session internship on completion of the subject.

What will you learn

This subject has been designed to help international MBA students gain the knowledge and confidence to find work in Australia, by developing:

  • knowledge of how to effectively analyse and respond to job advertisements
  • a professional, evidence-based resume and cover letter
  • effective job interview skills
  • a clear understanding of the recruitment process and how to find the job you want
  • business writing skills; emails, reports and presentations
  • an understanding of Australian workplace culture and professional expectations
  • Upon completion of the subject, students may also be eligible for a post-session internship.

Eligibility

GWP 900 is a postgraduate elective subject and will be available to international students who meet the criteria:

  • Studying at either Wollongong Campus or Sydney CBD Campus
  • Undertaking a Masters degree (12 or 16 subjects) in the Faculty of Business and Law where GWP900 is an approved elective.
  • At the time of enrolment in GWP 900, have completed minimum 36 credit points of their Masters degree.
  • Eligible to work in Australia while studying at UOW
  • Enrolled in one of the following courses: 

    Master of International Business  (Wollongong) | Master of Science (Double Specialisation)  (Wollongong) | Master of Applied Finance (Double Specialisation) (Wollongong) | Master of Business (Single Specialisation) (Wollongong) | Master of Business (Double Specialisation) (Wollongong) | Master of International Business (Wollongong) | Master of Marketing (Wollongong) | Master of Human Resource Management (Wollongong) | Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship  (Wollongong) | Master of Business (Wollongong) | Master of Management (Wollongong) | Master of Applied Finance (Single Specialisation) (Wollongong) | Master of International Business (Sydney) | Master of Science (Double Specialisation) (Sydney) | Master of Applied Finance (Double Specialisation) (Sydney) | Master of Business (Single Specialisation) (Sydney) | Master of Business (Double Specialisation) (Sydney) | Master of International Business (Sydney) | Master of Marketing   (Sydney) | Master of Human Resource Management (Sydney) | Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Sydney) | Master of Business (Sydney) | Master of Management (Sydney) | Master of Applied Finance (Single Specialisation) (Sydney)

Get in touch with your Course Coordinator or Head of Students to discuss eligibility if you don't meet the above criteria but are keen to enrol.

Information sessions

If you are interested in the subject and would like to learn more, register and come along to our online information session listed below. You can meet the Subject Coordinator and find out how this subject could work for you. 

Tuesday, 20 July | 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Tuesday, 3 August | 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Enrol now

Places in this subject are limited. If you meet the eligibility requirements above, you may enrol via SOLS.

If you are unable to enrol via SOLS please contact us at gwp-enquiries@uow.edu.au.

Enrolment is open to students completing a postgrad degree from the Faculty of Business and Law only.

More information

Subject information

View more information about GWP 900 in the Handbook.

Contact us

If you have any enquiries regarding GWP 900, you can contact us via the below methods: