Courses & Units

Introduction to Industry ZAS101

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


In this subject, will examine the role of science and technology in a range of industries. This includes functions such as research and development (R&D), innovation and product development. You will identify skill sets and knowledge required to work in a chosen industry specialisation and evaluate your own skills, attributes and learning goals in this context. Through case studies, workshops, online materials and tutorials, you will gain insight into a chosen specialised industry and identify challenges and opportunities for technology- and science-based development.


Unit name Introduction to Industry
Unit code ZAS101
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science

Robin Katersky Barnes

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials 1-2 hours per week
  • Field trips/workshops: up to 6 days per term

AT1:Poster presentation – infographic of a case study (30%) AT2: Simulated written job application addressing selection criteria (30%) AT3:Portfolio Industry Proposal (40%)

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