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UNIT CODE: PEX301

INDUSTRY PRACTICE 2

UNIT DESCRIPTION

In this final capstone Industry Experience unit, students will have the opportunity to carry out an industry-based project. Students will apply their knowledge gained in other units and in their area of specialization. The unit aims to provide students with the opportunity to carry out advanced project work in a setting and manner that fosters the development of workplace-ready skills. The results will be presented in a final project presentation and report to academics and industry clients to ensure that they meet industry level standards and expectations. Students will demonstrate their understanding to be able to design, execute, and deliver real-world solutions to practical industry problems with the appropriate industry clients. This unit also provides students with an overview of relevant laws and legislation relating to employment in Australia.

STUDENT WORKLOAD + DELIVERY MODE

TIMETABLED HOURS

RECOMMENDED PERSONAL HOURS

TOTAL WORKLOAD HOURS

STUDY LOAD

3 Hours per week

5 Hours per week

8 Hours per week

Full time 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This unit will be offered to students in the following mode/s:

+ Face-to-face (Domestic and International) 

+ Online (Domestic)

OVERVIEW

Award Course

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Communications and Media

Area

Professional Practice

Unit Duration

12 Weeks

Weekly Attendance Pattern

1 Hour Lecture + 

2 Hour Tutorial

Unit Level

300

Unit Weighting

6 Credit Points

Unit Type

Core

Pre-Requisites

PEX101 + PEX201

Co-Requisites

N/A

Work Integrated Learning

No

UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Apply in-depth knowledge of the Business discipline through the planning, building, revising, and refining of Business output

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between theory studied throughout the course and practical application in a real-life project setting

  • Demonstrate an ability to gather, analyse, and synthesise information relevant to the strategic briefs and to present the outcomes of this research in a range of written and verbal formats

  • Apply high level communication skills that are appropriate for the context in working within business to achieve the project outcomes

  • Apply a range of critical and creative thinking strategies in order to refine and re-imagine solutions to business challenges

ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE

ASSESSMENT TASK

  • Assessment 1: Critical Analysis (Individual) 

  • Assessment 2: Creative Development Project (Individual) 

  • Assessment 3: Industry Presentation (Group) 

  • Assessment 4: Engagement with the Process (Individual) 

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