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TO5200 - Professional Employability

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides students with targeted career and employability development, anchored in the professional and vocational requirements of their industry. Students will explore their individual career goals and personal motivations, whilst building a deep understanding of current industry requirements and employment trends. Students prepare a professional development plan to enable comprehensive career preparation and the development of a differentiated employment narrative. Strong industry engagement is a characteristic of the Professional Employability program, providing vital networking and knowledge building opportunities with authentic perspectives on career management.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically evaluate and interpret knowledge of industry employment trends and contemporary workforce requirements;
  • formulate and demonstrate meaningful self-insight into career motivators, goals and development needs;
  • evaluate and apply the core professional skills of problem solving, professional communication and teamwork;
  • demonstrate understanding of how to effectively transition from higher education to employment, with the skills to effectively manage chosen career path.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > Presentations - (25%)
  • Invigilated > Multidraft Essays - (50%)
  • Group Career Research Activity - (25%).
Assumed
Knowledge:
English Language Proficiency as required for admission to the degree, and intermediate professional communication skills.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Intensive
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (TBC)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 30 hours workshops/Seminars - Intensive (Block) workshop
  • 100 hours - Self-directed Learning

Cairns, Study Period 2, Intensive
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (TBC)
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci, Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 30 hours workshops/Seminars - Intensive (Block) workshop
  • 100 hours - Self-directed Learning

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.