Unit aim

Introduces students to planning for future study or careers by leading them through steps associated with career readiness. These steps include audits of formal and work based learning skills and developing an understanding of ethical and cultural competent workplace practices. Students will exit the unit with an action plan for future study or employment.

Unit content

  • About employability skills and career readiness
  • Cultural competence in the workplace
  • Ethical practice in the workplace
  • Career decision making
  • Reflection and action planning

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 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Reflective writing20%
Case study30%
Portfolio50%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Reflective writing20%
Case study30%
Portfolio50%

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Reflective writing20%
Case study30%
Portfolio50%

Sydney

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Reflective writing20%
Case study30%
Portfolio50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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