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SC3008 - Professional Placement

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This is the Work Integrated Learning subject for multiple undergraduate science degrees in the final year of study. The subject is designed to integrate knowledge and skills developed throughout the degree in a practical workplace setting. Students undertake a professional placement in a relevant, approved industry workplace or via an industry relevant project (minimum 130 hours). Students may source their own professional placements to meet their career goals or apply for a sourced placement. Through a number of tasks students will reflect upon personal and professional growth and evaluate the theory/practice nexus. Enrolment is restricted to students with an approved placement.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply discipline specific knowledge, technical capabilities and skills developed throughout the degree in a practical workplace environment;
  • demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address relevant issues/problems;
  • professionally communicate, in both written and oral forms;
  • work effectively in a collaborative environment to achieve a shared goal;
  • critically reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes to develop and manage professional learning and employability performance.

Subject Assessment

  • Career Development Program Modules - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Proposal - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (50%) - Individual
  • 3 Minute Reflection Video - (20%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: STUDENTS MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED 12 SECOND YEAR CREDIT POINTS. ENROLMENT IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH AN APPROVED PLACEMENT.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5008

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Miss Kylie Brown, Dr Yetta Gurtner, Professor Mark Hamann, Mr Brandan Espe, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Dr Yetta Gurtner, Professor Mark Hamann, Mr Brandan Espe, Dr HanShe Lim, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 3, Internal
Census Date 03-Feb-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 7, Internal
Census Date 07-Jul-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 11, Internal
Census Date 08-Dec-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
Coordinator: Dr Janine Sheaves
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Roberto Dillon.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 01-Dec-2022
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Miss Kylie Brown, Dr Yetta Gurtner, Professor Mark Hamann, Mr Brandan Espe, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Dr Yetta Gurtner, Professor Mark Hamann, Mr Brandan Espe, Dr HanShe Lim, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 3, Internal
Census Date 03-Feb-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 7, Internal
Census Date 07-Jul-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 11, Internal
Census Date 08-Dec-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

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