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Unit description

Students spend 70-100 hours in an appropriate organisation using knowledge and skills acquired in their undergraduate degree. Students undergo workplace supervision thereby gaining an understanding of how their skills and knowledge can be applied in professional environments.

Unit content

  • Developing working relationships
  • Organisational structures, goals, culture and change
  • Professional goals and job readiness
  • Contemporary workplaces
  • National and regional operational differences
  • Workplace participation and evaluation

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 2

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Session 3

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Community/Professional placement min of 70 hrs over 12wks (12 weeks)
Self-directed project 5 hours (12 weeks)
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Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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