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Unit description

Develops proficiency as a professional practitioner. This unit builds awareness of, and an ability to proficiently apply, the essential skills needed to systematically and effectively plan projects in a professional practice environment. Students will also develop skills in career planning and development.

Unit content

1. Professional identity and career planning
2. A systems analysis of job search and application strategies
3. Future-proofing your career
4. Project planning and stakeholder management
5. Ethics, regulation and risk management
6. Reflective practice for professionalism and success
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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:
1Articulate professional identity, skills and unique point of difference to prospective employers
2Analyse the changing nature of work, emerging trends and career opportunities to facilitate effective, lifelong career management
3Apply project planning and stakeholder management principles that meet expected standards of professional practice
4Evaluate key professional, ethical and regulatory frameworks relevant to professional practice

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

  1. Articulate professional identity, skills and unique point of difference to prospective employers
  2. Analyse the changing nature of work, emerging trends and career opportunities to facilitate effective, lifelong career management
  3. Apply project planning and stakeholder management principles that meet expected standards of professional practice
  4. Evaluate key professional, ethical and regulatory frameworks relevant to professional practice

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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

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Fee information

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