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BIOL12050 Professional Placement or Project
Professional Placement or Project
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General Information


In Professional Placement or Project you will either complete a placement in a workplace relevant to your degree and major, or if your GPA is 5.0 or greater, you may have the option of undertaking a short, independent research project approved by the unit coordinator. Alternatively, options for you to complete an international placement or study tour may also be available. This unit will provide you with an opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you have attained in your course to the professional work environment. You will complete 15 days relevant industry experience with an emphasis on the interaction of your university learning with the practical environment. You are required to find your own placement or project and details of the placement or project must be provided to the unit coordinator prior to commencing the placement or project.


Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 2
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Students must successfully complete 72 credit points of study before undertaking this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 3 - 2023

Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 11 September 2023
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from SUTE, email & verbal communication


Students expressed their satisfaction at gaining valuable work and/or research experience that fit with their career aspirations.


Continue to provide relevant work placement and research project experiences for students.

Feedback from Email correspondence


Students frequently requested further information regarding assessment requirements, and expressed some confusion around assessment pieces.


Staff should review assessment requirements for the next offering.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Information for Unit Learning Outcomes has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 11 September 2023
Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

Information for Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes has not been released yet.

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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This unit profile has not yet been finalised.