1 x 1-hour seminar per semester 2 x 4-hour workshops per semester 1 x 135-hour industry placement per semester
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 ^ 1 unit(s) of ENVS8700A - Water Resources Management Industry Placement (4.5/18 units) 1a ^ 1 unit(s) of ENVS9760A - Water Resources Management Industry Placement (4.5/18 units) Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
ENVS8700B has been successfully completed
These topics comprise of blocks of 135 hours of work experience in Australia according to a work plan approved by the student's academic supervisor and the Topic Coordinator, and is based on the availability of Industry Placements.Students are expected to:
Contribute to a project related to Water Resources Management
Understand the structure and operation of the company or organisation and its responsibilities to employees, customers, and the general public
Understand the influences of commercial, economic, legal, industrial and environmental issues affecting companies, organisations or employees that undertake work in water resources management
Students are required to undertake a period of at least 13 weeks (or an acceptable equivalent) of full-time Cooperative Work Experience with an acceptable Industry partner. During this period, students will work under the general supervision of a practising water resources manager, and will perform a range of technical tasks. This industry-based training and investigation in water resources management is expected to involve the application of contemporary methods and explore an important water resources issue relevant to the goals of the host organisation. The proposed activities of the student will be subject to agreement between the academic and industry supervisors, and the student will be expected to report weekly to the academic supervisor.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of this topic, students are expected to be able to:
Have an insight and understanding of the nature and complexities of water resources management project work within industrial and/or research organisations
Understand the structure and operation of the company or organisation, and its responsibilities to employees, customers, and the general public
Understand the influences of commercial, economic, legal, industrial and environmental issues affecting companies, organisations or employees that undertake water resources management work
Appreciate the responsibilities, roles, attitudes, values, priorities, judgement and work methods of practising professional water resources managers in industry
Communicate effectively in a range of technical and business situations
Exhibit maturity in their own professional attitudes, and reconcile the obligations, responsiblities and actions of professional water resource managers with their own values
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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