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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

144 credit points in any SCU units.

Unit aim

Internship Study introduces students to the requirements of the professional working environment and allows them to practise and reflect on workplace skills, under supervision outside of the University.  It prepares students for entry to the workforce after graduation.

Unit content

Writing a cover letter
Addressing selection criteria
Developing a resume
Interviewing skills
Other content will vary dependent on the students placement

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the requirements of employment and workplace practices
2 apply interpersonal and technical skills necessary in their chosen field
3 demonstrate a willingness and capacity to undertake and assess professional duties required during their internship
4 apply theoretical knowledge from their university studies to the workplace environment
5 write a cover letter, address selection criteria, develop a professional resume and perform well in a formal interview
6 critically assess and reflect on their workplace experience.

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

  1. demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the requirements of employment and workplace practices
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  2. apply interpersonal and technical skills necessary in their chosen field
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate a willingness and capacity to undertake and assess professional duties required during their internship
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  4. apply theoretical knowledge from their university studies to the workplace environment
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  5. write a cover letter, address selection criteria, develop a professional resume and perform well in a formal interview
    • GA6:
  6. critically assess and reflect on their workplace experience.
    • GA3:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

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