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SC3008 - Professional Placement

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
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 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 3, Internal
Census Date 02-Feb-2023
Coordinator: Dr Mark Cyrus
Lecturer: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 7, Internal
Census Date 06-Jul-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Study Period 11, Internal
Census Date 07-Dec-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 06-Apr-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Jonathan Ramsay.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 3, Internal
Census Date 02-Feb-2023
Coordinator: Dr Mark Cyrus
Lecturer: Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 7, Internal
Census Date 06-Jul-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Study Period 11, Internal
Census Date 07-Dec-2023
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Assoc. Professor Lori Lach.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours professional Experience

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.