Enrolment is contingent on the student successfully applying for a placement position with an employer before census date.
The objective of this unit is for students to experience the application of information technology in meeting business needs by integrating theoretical knowledge with the practical applications and experiences in a real environment. Students will be given the opportunity to complete business tasks, participate in work teams, comply with the norms and rules of the business, recognise personal strengths and weaknesses particularly after feedback from supervisors, cooperate within groups, and adopt and practise professional ethics that influence work behaviour.
Students are on placement work in a defined role during a minimum 6-week placement period with identified and registered sponsors. In this unit students will have the opportunity to experience areas of their chosen profession before graduation and to reflect on how their studies have prepared them for the work environment. This will give students the opportunity to plan on how to best take advantage of their remaining studies to prepare for their planned career.
The students are able to develop their communication, time management and customer service skills in business situations, experience the corporate environment and obtain feedback from supervisors on their performance. Students will develop a richer appreciation of the graduate capabilities required of all ICT professionals, particularly skills such as communication, negotiation and problem-solving strategies.
|Unit name||ICT Industry Placement|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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* 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).
- CR in KIT105 or KIT209 or KXX231 or KIT203 and 6 ICT units with CR or above, with at least 3 ICT Intermediate or above. Must have a placement before census date. Must submit an acceptable written review of the context within which they are placed before census date.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Flexible, the equivalent of approximately 6-8 weeks full time placement, which can be taken part time, plus the time involved to complete the assessment items. There will be online learning modules related to the assessment items. There will be an introductory lecture and it will be necessary to meet occasionally with the unit coordinator and meet regularly with the placement supervisor.
100% in-semester (supervisor evaluations, reflection reports, placement outputs)
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