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Graphic Design Professional Placement (IDD325)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Description The aim of this unit is to give selected final year students in Graphic Design on-the-job industry experience to provide a practical bridge from university into the workplace. Industry placements in metropolitan or regional centres will be full-time across four weeks (or part-time equivalent). During this time students are required to demonstrate a range of skills relevant to their vocational specialisation.
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Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is to offer students the opportunity to complete a professional placement and to integrate their workplace and academic learning through reflective and research-based assessments related to the placement. Learning experiences vary according to the discipline and work placement.
Assessment Assessments are designed to encourage reflection and learning around industry placement. The nature of assessment should be discussed with the academic placement supervisor in your major
Prerequisites Enrolment is by permission of the Academic Chair.
Notes Students should contact the unit coordinator regarding enrolment.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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