BMSC13012 - Advanced Work Integrated Learning

General Information

Unit Synopsis

On completion of this work integrated learning unit, students should be able to apply theoretical knowledge attained in preceding and concurrent units to the professional work environment for the discipline area they are preparing to enter. This authentic practical experience allows students to experience the work role which will further develop their technical skills and professional interaction.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisite:

PHRM19001 Pharmacology & Toxicology or BMSC13010 Pharmacology or BMSC13002 Advanced Clinical Biochemistry

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2018

Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Mixed Mode
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 0%
2. Off-campus Activity 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.

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 25.53% response rate.

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.

Source: Industry placement supervisors
Feedback
Placement supervisors have requested a competency based evaluation for students.
Recommendation
Reporting processes and requirements from placement supervisors will be revised and competencies included relevant to each discipline.
Action Taken
The Supervisor Evaluation forms were revised to include more competency based criteria for assessment.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
More guidance required for assessment task preparation for students
Recommendation
Short tutorials to be provided on the requirements of each assessment task on the Moodle page in 2019.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Supervisor feedback
Feedback
Provision of detailed expectations for Supervisors
Recommendation
A 'Supervisor Guide' is being written and will be made available in 2019
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student and supervisor feedback
Feedback
Increased contact between students, supervisors and academic staff
Recommendation
A weekly Zoom session has been instigated where students and/or supervisors can discuss issues or seek advice from the Unit Coordinator
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Compare and clarify theoretical knowledge in the professional work role context.
  2. Apply the skills to work autonomously and as a member of a team to ensure efficient work processes.
  3. Choose appropriate discipline specific and quality control procedures within workplace environment.
  4. Communicate and solve problems in the workplace

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Off-campus Activity
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
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
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Off-campus Activity