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Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
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Term1,3
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Term1,3,5
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Term1,3
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Term1,3

Unit description

This Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit provides students with practical work-based experience, gained through a discipline-specific industry placement. In this double-weighted unit, students gain the opportunity to apply concepts and principles from their discipline to the work environment and reflect on their associated personal and professional development.

Unit content

Module 1: WIL and experiential learning

Module 2: Goal setting – placement and beyond

Module 3: Managing expectations

Module 4: Organisational structure and culture

Module 5: Navigating organisational constraints

Module 6: Personal and professional development

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1examine current issues affecting employment in your chosen industry sector
2apply concepts and principles from your discipline to the work environment
3critically reflect upon your placement and the impact of this learning experience on your personal and professional development
4demonstrate capability and willingness to undertake a range of duties required for employment in your selected industry sector/s.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. examine current issues affecting employment in your chosen industry sector
  2. apply concepts and principles from your discipline to the work environment
  3. critically reflect upon your placement and the impact of this learning experience on your personal and professional development
  4. demonstrate capability and willingness to undertake a range of duties required for employment in your selected industry sector/s.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 225 hours (Minimum of 7 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response30%
Presentation20%
Report50%
Supervisor EvaluationSR

Teaching method
Placement 225 hours (Minimum of 7 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response30%
Presentation20%
Report50%
Supervisor EvaluationSR

Teaching method
Placement 225 hours (Minimum of 7 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response30%
Presentation20%
Report50%
Supervisor EvaluationSR

Teaching method
Placement 225 hours (Minimum of 7 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response30%
Presentation20%
Report50%
Supervisor EvaluationSR

Teaching method
Placement 225 hours (Minimum of 7 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response30%
Presentation20%
Report50%
Supervisor EvaluationSR
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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