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Career Learning: Managing Your Career (MSP100)

Organisational Unit Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-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 online modules. Through the unit, students will undertake self-assessment activities, create a future career development plan and learn to use tools which 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
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
4. Plan how to manage your career development in a flexible manner that can be adaptive change.

The unit is organised into four distinct online 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.
Notes Students are advised to contact careerlearning@murdoch.edu.au for further information.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Accounting (BCom) [New in 2018]
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (BSportExSc) [New in 2018]
Banking (BCom) [New in 2018]
Business Law (BCom) [New in 2018]
Communication + Creative Media [Combined] (BCrMedia)+(BCommun) [New in 2018]
Crime Science (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminal Behaviour (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Communication [Combined] (BCrim)+(BCommun) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Forensic Biology and Toxicology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BSc) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Psychology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Economics (BCom) [New in 2018]
Finance (BCom) [New in 2018]
Games Art and Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Global Media and Communication (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Graphic Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Human Resources Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
International Business (BCom) [New in 2018]
Journalism (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Law + Communication [Combined] (BCommun)+(LLB) [New in 2018]
Law + Criminology [Combined] (BCrim)+(LLB) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2018]
Legal Studies (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Marketing (BCom) [New in 2018]
Photography (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Screen Production (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Sound (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Sport and Exercise Science + Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSportExSc)+(GradDipClinExPhys) [New in 2018]
Strategic Communication (BCommun) [New in 2018]
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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