This unit will develop your professional capacity and prepare you to enter your chosen career. In this unit you will either complete a supervised work placement or undertake a short research project relevant to sustainable crop production. If you select the research project option you must have a GPA of 5.0 or higher. You will have the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge and practical skills attained in your degree in the professional work or research environment. You will complete a minimum of 160 hours, equivalent to 4 weeks, and a maximum of 300 hours. Prior to commencement, you will work with your industry supervisor to design a placement program that is beneficial to the organisation and meets the academic requirements of the unit. To undertake a research project, you will work with an academic supervisor on a project that has been approved by the unit coordinator.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 1|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.25|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
Students to complete 48 credit points prior to enrolment.
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).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
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).
Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.
|1. Written Assessment||0%|
|2. Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books||0%|
This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 28.57% response rate.
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.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Written Assessment||•||•|
|2 - Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books||•||•||•|
|3 - Report||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•||•|
|9 - Social Innovation||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|1 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Report||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|