Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 4-hour workshop weekly
1 x 2-hour oral viva per semester
1 x 80-hour project work per semester
Prerequisites
27 units of Science topics: BIOL, BIOD, BTEC, CHEM, COMP, CTEC, DSGN, EASC, ENGR, ENVS, FACH, GEOG, MATH, NANO, PHYS, SERC, SPOC, STAT, STEM
Assessment
Assignments; Oral; Project.
Topic description
This topic will deliver a simulated work experience. Students will have to prepare for a job (CV, application, interview), conduct an industry-relevant project, and reflect on their learning.
Educational aims
This topic will raise self-awareness in students of graduate attributes, prepare students for the workforce, and improve graduate employability.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of this topic, students are expected to:

  1. Show effective communication skills to a broad range of audiences
  2. Work effectively, cooperatively and productively within a team
  3. Critically analyse and solve scientific problems
  4. Develop an appreciation of requirements needed to be ‘job-ready’