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Career Learning: Managing Your Career (MSP100)

Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
OUA: OUA2-external, OUA3-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit assists students to clarify their career aspirations and goals and supports them in planning the development of skills they will need for future career success. Students will complete a series of four modules. Through the unit, students will undertake self-assessment activities, create a future career development plan and learn to use tools that will help them to showcase their capabilities through an online career learning e-Portfolio.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:

1. Identify and differentiate between your career aspirations and goals;
2. Apply your understanding of career planning and management;
3. Demonstrate the relevance of digital identity and networking in the context of your future career;
4. Develop and mobilise a career plan.
Timetabled Learning Activities
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences This unit requires you to:
1. Reflect on and articulate your career goals and aspirations;
2. Undertake online Career Learning Experiences that focus on developing your professional identity and networks;
3. Evidence your emerging skills and professional identity through reflection and evaluation and
4. Plan how to manage your career development in a flexible manner that can be adaptive change.

The unit is organised into four distinct modules.

Planning Your Future Career
This module introduces you to elements of career management; realising career aspirations; and active planning for developing the skills you will need for future career success.

Managing Your Digital Footprint
This module introduces you to the benefits of effectively managing and maintaining your online identity.

Building Your Networks
This module introduces you to skills and approaches needed to successfully develop a professional network.

Explore Your Career
This module introduces you to thinking about what the next steps toward your future career are; through investigation and interaction with real-world career spaces to assist in clarifying career aspirations and goals.
Assessment All assessment items must be successfully completed for you to pass the unit.
Prerequisites Nil.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Accounting (BBus) [New in 2019]
Accounting (BBus) [New in 2014]
Accounting (BCom) [New in 2018]
Animal Health (BSc) [New in 2015]
Animal Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Bachelor of Arts (BA) [New in 2019]
Bachelor of Business (BBus) [New in 2014]
Bachelor of Business (BBus) [New in 2019]
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) [New in 2018]
Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Teaching)
Bachelor of Global Security (BGS) [New in 2019]
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (BSportExSc) [New in 2018]
Banking (BBus) [New in 2019]
Banking (BBus) [New in 2014]
Banking (BCom) [New in 2018]
Biological Sciences (BSc) [New in 2014]
Biomedical Science (BSc) [New in 2020]
Biomedical Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Business Information Systems (BSc) [New in 2014]
Business Law (BBus) [New in 2019]
Business Law (BBus) [New in 2014]
Business Law (BCom) [New in 2018]
Chemistry (BSc) [New in 2014]
Clinical Laboratory Science (BSc) [New in 2015]
Clinical Laboratory Science (BSc) [New in 2020]
Commerce + Entrepreneurship and Innovation [Combined] (BCom)+(BEI) [New in 2019]
Communication + Creative Media [Combined] (BCommun)+(BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Community Development (BA)
Computer Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Conservation and Wildlife Biology (BSc) [New in 2014]
Crime Science (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminal Behaviour (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Communication [Combined] (BCrim)+(BCommun)
Criminology + Forensic Biology and Toxicology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BSc)
Criminology + Global Security [Combined] (BCrim)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Criminology + Psychology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Crop and Pasture Science (BSc) [New in 2016]
Cyber Security and Forensics (BSc) [New in 2014]
Engineering Technology (BSc) [New in 2014]
English and Creative Writing (BA)
Environmental Management and Sustainability (BSc) [New in 2014]
Environmental Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Finance (BBus) [New in 2019]
Finance (BBus) [New in 2014]
Finance (BCom) [New in 2018]
Food Science and Nutrition (BFoodScNutr )
Forensic Biology and Toxicology (BSc) [New in 2020]
Forensic Biology and Toxicology (BSc) [New in 2014]
Games Art and Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Games Software Design and Production (BSc) [New in 2014]
Games Technology (BSc) [New in 2014]
Genetics and Molecular Biology (BSc)
Genetics and Molecular Biology (BSc) [New in 2014]
Global Business and Politics (BCom) [New in 2019]
Global Media and Communication (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Global Politics and Policy (BA) [New in 2019]
Graphic Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
History (BA)
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BBus) [New in 2014]
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BBus) [New in 2019]
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Human Resources Management (BBus) [New in 2019]
Human Resources Management (BBus) [New in 2014]
Human Resources Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Indonesian (BA)
International Aid and Development (BA) [New in 2019]
International Business (BBus) [New in 2019]
International Business (BBus) [New in 2014]
International Business (BCom) [New in 2018]
International Business (BIB) [New in 2019]
Internetworking and Network Security (BSc) [New in 2014]
IT and Business (BIT&B)
Japanese (BA)
Journalism (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (LLB)+(BCommun)
Law + Criminology [Combined] (LLB)+(BCrim) [New in 2018]
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + International Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BIB)
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Legal Studies (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Management (BBus) [New in 2019]
Management (BBus) [New in 2014]
Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Marine Biology (BSc) [New in 2017]
Marine Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Marketing (BBus)
Marketing (BBus) [New in 2014]
Marketing (BCom) [New in 2018]
Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) [New in 2014]
Mineral Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Mobile and Web Application Development (BSc) [New in 2014]
Philosophy (BA)
Photography (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Physics and Nanotechnology (BSc) [New in 2014]
Psychology (BA) [New in 2017]
Psychology (Kaplan, Singapore) (BA) [New in 2017]
Screen Production (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Sociology (BA)
Sound (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Sport and Exercise Science + Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSportExSc)+(GradDipClinExPhys) [New in 2018]
Sport and Exercise Science + Psychology (BSportExSc)+(BSc) [New in 2018]
Sport and Health Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Strategic Communication (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Sustainable Development (BA)
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies (BGS) [New in 2019]
Theatre and Drama (BA)
Tourism and Events (BA)
White Collar and Corporate Crime (BCrim)
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.
Career Learning: Managing Your Career (MSP1001) - as for MSP100 except as follows
Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
Description This unit assists students to clarify their career aspirations and goals and supports them in planning the development of skills they will need for future career success. Students will complete a series of four modules. Through the unit, students will undertake self-assessment activities, create a future career development plan and learn to use tools that will help them to showcase their capabilities through an online career learning e-Portfolio.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:
1. Identify and differentiate between your career aspirations and goals;
2. Apply your understanding of career planning and management;
3. Demonstrate the relevance of digital identity and networking in the context of your future career and
4. Develop and mobilise a career plan.
Timetabled Learning Activities (12 weeks x 4 hours face-to-face learning per teaching week)
1 x 4-hour Workshop per week
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences This unit requires you to:
1. Reflect on and articulate your career goals and aspirations;
2. Undertake online Career Learning Experiences that focus on developing your professional identity and networks;
3. Evidence your emerging skills and professional identity through reflection and evaluation and
4. Plan how to manage your career development in a flexible manner that can be adaptive change.
The unit is organised into four distinct modules.
Planning Your Future Career
This module introduces you to elements of career management; realising career aspirations; and active planning for developing the skills you will need for future career success.
Managing Your Digital Footprint
This module introduces you to the benefits of effectively managing and maintaining your online identity.
Building Your Networks
This module introduces you to skills and approaches needed to successfully develop a professional network.
Explore Your Career
This module introduces you to thinking about what the next steps toward your future career are; through investigation and interaction with real-world career spaces to assist in clarifying career aspirations and goals.
Assessment All assessment items must be successfully completed for you to pass the unit.
Prerequisites Nil.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Diploma of Business [New in 2019]
Diploma of Communication [New in 2019]
Diploma of Information Technology [New in 2019]
Diploma of Psychological Studies [New in 2019]
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.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
MSP100
Dr Ellen Greenham
Career Learning Spine Academic Lead

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6972
e: E.Greenham@murdoch.edu.au
o: 350.4.035A - Library (North), Murdoch Campus
MSP1001
Dr Ellen Greenham
Career Learning Spine Academic Lead

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6972
e: E.Greenham@murdoch.edu.au
o: 350.4.035A - Library (North), Murdoch Campus
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