Industry Based Learning
Unit code: HSW050
|Credit points||50 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||No formal contact hours|
Related course(s)Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Games and Interactivity), Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications), Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Psychophysiology), Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health), Bachelor of Multimedia (Business Marketing), Bachelor of Multimedia (Games and Interactivity)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Software Engineering), Bachelor of Multimedia (Media Studies), Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Chemistry), Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences), Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), , Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Psychophysiology), Bachelor of Social Science, , Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) / Bachelor of Business, and Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences)/Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Computer Systems)
Aims and objectives
The objective of industry placement is for students to integrate theoretical knowledge with the practical applications and experiences in a industry environment. It also aims to assist the student by providing opportunities for personal growth and developing both technical and interpersonal skills.
Specific objectives of the IBL program are to give students the ability to:
- Gain professional and technical skills
- Understand real issues and constraints in practicing as a professional
- Understand professional work ethics and practices
- Work independently with confidence and as a team member, able to see perspectives and needs of others
- Communicate and interact professionally
- Reflect and analyse personal performance
- Establish professional networks and make informed career choices
AssessmentIndustry Based Learning (IBL) is assessed on a pass/fail basis, having regard for the timely submission of set tasks, including a written report.
Generic skills outcomes
At the completion of this unit of study, students should exhibit the following graduate attributes:
- Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas.
- Entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace, or community.
- Operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations.
- Are adaptable and manage change.
- Are aware of environments in which they will be contributing.