Professional Practice Thesis 1 (6CP) (11671.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.25||6||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Plan a discrete piece of original industry orientated research project, in association with an industry professional and an academic supervisor;
2. Critically evaluate information from a range of sources to develop research questions and to organise and conduct a critical literature review relevant to the profession;
3. Take individual responsibility for the planning and implementation of an original piece of industry related research work and to take a leading role in exploring the implications of that work in the broader context;
4. Express professional knowledge, understanding, ideas, arguments and opinions with confidence and clarity; in both spoken and written form, with the effective use of relevant communication aids; and
5. Demonstrate the ability to work ethically within a professional team and to manage time, goals and priorities.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesStudents must have completed 72 credit points of the Bachelor of Building and Construction Management (Honours) including 11674 Professional Investigation and Research Methods.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Prof Charles Lemckert|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Prof Charles Lemckert|
All required readings for this unit will be advised by the thesis supervisors, industry partners or from self learning.
Students need to attend regular meetings with their supervisors. Lack of attendance may result in their inability to satisfactorily pass assessment items.
Required IT skills
Common IT skills, such as writing a report electronically, and using web browsers are required.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit is a WIL type activity that may involve fieldwork/placement or internship/WIL project/simulation depending on the nature of the thesis you undertake. This will be determined during the design of your thesis project.