Courses & Units

ICT Professional Experience KIT706


This unit aims to provide you with practical professional experience and improve your awareness of the issues associated with professional practice. In this unit you will undertake a directed, experiential learning opportunity in which you will apply your acquired knowledge and skills. This professional experience could take the form of an industry placement with an industry mentor or a R&D project with an academic mentor. This experience will give you the opportunity to consolidate and improve your professional capabilities. It is expected that you will spend around 20 hours per week on your professional experience. The specific tasks you will undertake will be determined in discussions between yourself, your mentor, and the unit coordinator. This will ensure appropriate standards are maintained and the tasks align to your career goals. A guided, personal enquiry, self-managed approach will be adopted, accompanied by web-based resources to direct student reflective learning to inform and improve future professional practice. Over the duration of the professional experience, the unit coordinator will liaise closely with yourself and the mentor.


Unit name ICT Professional Experience
Unit code KIT706
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Lawrence Sambrooks
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply course skills, capabilities, and knowledge to professional practice
  • Critically analyse and employ the responsibilities, expectations, attitudes, and work ethic of practicing professionals
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written forms relevant to your professional activities
  • Critically reflect and report on your professional experience and on your personal strengths and development needs in the context of your work-readiness and career planning

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
not applicable

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Teaching Pattern

Flexible: the student will spend around 20 hours per week on the professional experience.

There will be online learning modules related to the assessment items.

There are no scheduled classes

AssessmentExperience Contract (20%)|Reflection Portfolio (30%)|Experience Output (50%)
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