Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2020 academic year.
Professional Placement (ART325)
|Organisational Unit||College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences|
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S1
|Description||The aim of this unit is to give selected students on-the-job industry experience to provide a practical bridge from university into the workplace. Industry placements can be created and managed in many different guises, as the arrangements with each employer are negotiated and specific. During the time of their placement students are required to learn and demonstrate a range of skills and understandings relevant to their vocational specialisation|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||The specific learning outcomes of each student will differ depending on their employer, but in general each student will be expected to show competency in, and understanding of, relevant workplace behaviours and standards.|
|Timetabled Learning Activities|
|Unit Learning Experiences||Professional placement with a suitable employer.|
|Assessment||50% - A range of professional behaviours in the workplace will be assessed. Students will be provided with information explaining the relevant behaviours and standards and the criteria by which these will be assessed.
40% - Research regarding roles to undertake, and post-placement analysis report
10% - Daily reflective journal
|Prerequisites||Enrolment in a Bachelor of Arts course and with the permission of Academic Chair|
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch 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.|