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SLE352 - Community Science Project

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Jan West


STP010 and must have completed 12 credit points of study



Incompatible with: SBS250
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week. Additionally, they will be required to engage in project work as a team and participate in presenting the outcomes of their project through a community forum in week 10 of the trimester. This forum will be scheduled during class time, but the class will be extended by one hour in that week.


Enrolments after commencement of trimester is subject to Unit Chair approval.


Community Science Project is a Professional Practice core unit within the Bachelor of Science. In this unit, students will apply scientific knowledge, processes and techniques in a team-based project and communicate the value of science to a range of audiences. They will develop professional skills that will allow them to articulate with evidence their graduate capabilities. Through their engagement in authentic projects, students will gain an increased self-awareness of their strengths, identify any weaknesses and learn how to strengthen their knowledge and skills particularly in teamwork and communication, which are highly sought after skills by employers of science graduates.


Learning contract 10%, outcome presentation and performance review 60%, addressing key selection criteria for a job application 20%, elevator pitch for a job interview 10%

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