To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
A student may complete a minor sequence of 22.5 units in Professional Studies by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) plus and additional topic (4.5 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 Topics listed in the program of study below.
The minor in Professional Studies aims to:
- give students a broad range of practical and professional skills and knowledge, to assist them in their lives after graduation
- allow students to perform productively and competitively in the workplace.
On completion of the minor in Professional Studies students will:
- be able to communicate effectively in writing and be able to produce a variety of appropriate professional text types
- be able to communicate orally both effectively and appropriately
- be able to demonstrate their understanding of legal and philosophical issues and the way they can affect professional practice
- be able to analyse, critique and produce computer based multimedia to aid professional practice.
Program of study
The following is the program of study for a 22.5 unit minor sequence in Professional Studies should be read in conjunction with the course rule for the degree in which you are enrolled.
Minor - Professional Studies
Year 1 topics
COMS1001 Academic and Professional Communication (4.5 units)
plus 4.5 units from the year 1 topics listed below
COMP1001 Fundamentals of Computing (4.5 units)
PHIL1060 Critical Reasoning (4.5 units)
Year 2 topics
13.5 units comprising
ENGL2134 Publishing and Editing (4.5 units)
PHIL2601 Ethics for Professionals (4.5 units)
VEED2004 Introduction to Digital Graphic Design (4.5 units)