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Professional Placement (ART325)

Organisational Unit College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
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:
see individual structures for context
Bachelor of Arts (BA) [New in 2019]
Community Development (BA)
English and Creative Writing (BA)
Global Politics and Policy (BA) [New in 2019]
History (BA)
Indonesian (BA)
International Aid and Development (BA) [New in 2019]
Japanese (BA)
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Philosophy (BA)
Sociology (BA)
Sustainable Development (BA)
Theatre and Drama (BA)
Tourism and Events (BA)
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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Professor Michael Sturma
Professor - History

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2857
e: M.Sturma@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.2.014 - Building 450, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Professor Michael Sturma
Professor - History

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2857
e: M.Sturma@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.2.014 - Building 450, Murdoch Campus
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