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SC5009 - Professional Project

Credit points: 12
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
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.

Subject Assessment

  • project proposal (20%)
  • progress report (20%)
  • final project portfolio & video (60%).
Prerequisites: Prior Approval

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience

Cairns, External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 400 hours professional Experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.