The Practicum unit comprises two parts. Work placement and non-placement Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is an essential first part of our strategy to develop discipline specific and generic skills. It complements the information gained in the course, allows students to experience commercial, government, non-government and research environments/issues, to learn additional skills and put into practice practical and theoretical knowledge learnt in the course. The second section of the unit provides students an understanding of the job market and clear guidance to develop generic and specific skills, which will enhance their personal competitiveness and employment opportunities.
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
On completion of this unit, students will:
- work within or in conjunction with commercial, government, non-government and/or research sectors within the marine environment to contribute to the delivery of workplace goals.
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills relevant to the workplace.
- Plan career pathways into relevant commercial, government, non-government, and/or research sectors.
- Practice as a professional in an employment process through constructing a job application, resume and effective participation in a job interview.
- Demonstrate a range of generic skills associated with the work force
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,354.00||010907|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
2 x 2 hr tutorial weekly
Critical reflection of placement/non-placement WIL (activity and performance self-evaluation, career planning): 20%; Job application (cover letter, resume, selection criteria): 40%; Communication skills (seminar, leadership, team building and organisational activities): 25%; Interview (preparation, delivery, evaluation): 15%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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