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International Professional Practice (9443.1)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


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    • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (186863) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182627) - View
    • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166087) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165943) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152577) - View
    • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (148634) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145758) - View

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    The unit will be offered as an elective available to all courses offered by Faculty of ESTeM. It will positively complement the development of professional graduates. Through a placement in an international professional context, this situated learning enables students to participate in the social and professional community where personal and professional knowledge, confidence and competence can be enhanced. Students will be challenged to make comparisons between the understanding and practices of Australia and the international setting. They will further develop their graduate skill base through exposure through cultural immersion and engagement.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

    1. Critically analyse and articulate the contextual influences that inform both similarities and differences between professional practice internationally and in Australia ? a comparative contextual analysis;

    2. Participate in the daily work in an international professional setting;

    3. Develop an understanding of professional culture, structures, practice and ethics of the international professional setting;

    4. Demonstrate enhanced cultural intelligence through engagement with international professionals and peers;

    5. Demonstrate their ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with people whose attitudes, values, knowledge and skills may be significantly different from their own.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Equivalent of 1.5 hours per week and a 2 week placement for entire unit.





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