MA618 - Industry Based Capstone Project

Credit Points: 15


  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of 10 units


  • N/A

Workload: 36 contact hours

Campus: Melbourne, Sydney


Aims & Objectives

This unit aims to provide the students with an opportunity to undertake project work for 150 hours in one trimester, and provide students with realistic industry knowledge, skills and experience so as to be ‘workready’. This unit will further equip students with the knowledge, abilities and skills of fundamentals of project management body of knowledge, and to bring together educational learning to that of work organisation new learning opportunities in the workplace. Students work with a client to execute work-based projects relevant to Accounting, and work with a supervisor who has defined the task deliverables of the project to be undertaken.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate industry research skills in delivering feasible work-based projects.
  2. Work efficiently and effectively to complete project-based work integrated learning.
  3. Critically apply theoretical and practical skills relevant to working in the professional planning environment, including team work.
  4. Critically reflect on contemporary practice and trends in a course related industry to inform your future practice.
  5. Effectively communicate ideas using diverse formats and strategies to academic and professional audiences within and external to the discipline of your course.
  6. Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural and social sensitivity, environmental stewardship and ethical and reflective practice to deliver a work based project.

Teaching Method

Lecture: 2 hours
Tutorial/Workshop: 1 hour


Students are advised to check the unit outline for prescribed Textbooks.

Reference Reading

Students are advised to check the unit outline for additional reference materials.