Courses & Units

Technology and Innovation ZAS208

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


Applied Science operates in an environment that is increasingly enabled by technology and driven by innovation. This subject creates a practical awareness of the use of technology in applied science and explores how innovation contribute to industry competitiveness. Leading edge case studies are used in the student’s chosen specialisation.


Unit name Technology and Innovation
Unit code ZAS208
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science


Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes

D1 - Describe the influences of a rapidly changing society on the way that businesses, who utilise applied scientists, might operate in the future

D2 - Examine and explain the utility of various emerging technologies within a business context based on current technical affordances

D3 - Articulate the potential benefits of the adoption of new technologies within a business

P1. Apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations

P2. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice

P3. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice

P4. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners



Band Field of Education
2 019900

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Teaching Pattern

Lectures online

Tutorials 1-2 hours per week

Field trips/workshops - 4 days per term

  • Online discussion (20%)
  • Case studies - review and report (40%)
  • Project (local) - pitch to invest in technology (40%)
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