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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

Unit aim

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:
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.

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 texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.