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STP321 - Industry Based Learning - Science

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Karen Young

Prerequisite:

STP010 and Must have completed at least 12 credit points of study with a minimum average of 65%

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Placement (Work Integrated Learning): This unit requires students to complete a placement (minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks) with an approved organisation.  In addition, students are required to complete online modules in CloudDeakin plus attend approximately 4 hours of face-to-face contact.

Note:

Students must contact their enrolment officer prior to enrolling in this unit in order to meet the pre-selection requirements.

Content

This unit enables students to complete a full-time, minimum of 6 weeks - maximum of 12 weeks Science-related Industry placement. Students will be required to undertake course-relevant work so as to gain experience as a Science professional and to apply discipline-specific professional skills and knowledge.

Assessment

Each student will be assigned an academic supervisor and an industry supervisor during the placement period, both of whom will contribute to the learning and assessment of the unit. Continuous performance management and the submission of a Placement Portfolio at the conclusion of the placement form the key elements of the assessment for the unit. The portfolio comprises: professional communication documents (10%), problem-solving and discipline specific evidence of placement goals and outcomes (25%), reflections (35%), and a mid (10%) and end-of-placement assessment by the industry supervisor (20%).

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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