Courses & Units

Technology and Innovation ZAS225

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit you will propose, plan and deliver a project that involves technological innovations in Applied Science industries. This project may include a research and development focus, inquiry into industry practices, or a self-directed project as negotiated with your lecturer. You will use discipline knowledge, analytical and problem-solving skills and operationalise project management tools, practices and responsibilities and improve outcomes in an industry context. This unit will draw upon the skills and knowledge that you have acquired during the course.


Unit name Technology and Innovation
Unit code ZAS225
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science

Christopher Mabin

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 4 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 4 12/10/2020 2/11/2020 17/11/2020 18/12/2020

* 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 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Apply project management tools, processes and practices to an industry context

2. Evaluate, reflect on and communicate project learning

3. Deliver agreed project outputs and outcomes that respond to an identified industry problem, need or challenge

4. Apply discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations

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

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

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



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 019900

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Teaching Pattern

Lectures online

Tutorials 1-2 hours per week

Field trips/workshops - 4 days per term


AT1: Project implementation plan (20%)

AT2: Industry presentation (poster) (40%)

AT3: Final report (40%)

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