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SC5009 - Professional Project

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

The subject is designed to integrate knowledge and skills developed throughout the Master's degree in a practical workplace setting by undertaking a professional placement. Students are required to complete a minimum of 400 hours of degree relevant work in an approved industry workplace, with an additional 120 hours required for completing assessments (i.e. 3 months full time equivalent). This is a capstone Work Integrated Learning subject. Students should have completed other course requirements before enrolling. Permission to enrol in this subject is only granted once an approved placement is secured. Please contact the subject and / or your course coordinator directly to discuss eligibility.

There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.

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;
  • contribute relevant and high quality professional oral and written communication;
  • exercise self-appraisal, professionalism and awareness of ethical and social responsibility.
Prerequisites: Prior Approval

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
Contact hours:
    • 400 hours professional experience
    Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
    Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
    Contact hours:
      • 400 hours professional experience
      Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

      External, Study Period 1
      Census Date 28-Mar-2019
      Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
      Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
      Contact hours:
        • 400 hours professional experience
        Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
        Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

        External, Study Period 2
        Census Date 29-Aug-2019
        Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
        Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
        Contact hours:
          • 400 hours professional experience
          Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
          Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

          Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
          Census Date 28-Mar-2019
          Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
          Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
          Contact hours:
            • 400 hours professional experience
            Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

            Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
            Census Date 29-Aug-2019
            Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
            Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
            Contact hours:
              • 400 hours professional experience
              Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

              External, Study Period 1
              Census Date 28-Mar-2019
              Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
              Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
              Contact hours:
                • 400 hours professional experience
                Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
                Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

                External, Study Period 2
                Census Date 29-Aug-2019
                Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
                Lecturers: Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Amy Diedrich.
                Contact hours:
                  • 400 hours professional experience
                  Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
                  Assessment: assignments (25%); placement plan (15%); diary and reflective journal (30%); employer appraisal report (30%).

                  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.