This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum.
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:
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.