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VIS3101

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitGippsland Centre For Art and Design
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedGippsland First semester 2013 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Rodney Forbes

Synopsis

This unit allows students to undertake a work placement within their degree discipline for 12 weeks. Students will develop understanding and skills relevant to job planning, time management and the requirements of working with others in a position of responsibility. Through participation and analysis in the workplace the characteristics of an organisation that support the achievement of its goals will be identified as well as the external factors that impact on an organisation and its industry sector.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit students will demonstrate:

  1. A sound understanding of the requirements of working with others in a position of responsibility
  2. Well developed skills of job planning, time management and the organisation of work in a cooperative fashion
  3. Application of the knowledge and skills acquired during their academic studies to the requirements of the workplace
  4. An ability to set personal goals and to find and use the resources to pursue these goals in a way appropriate to the workplace
  5. An ability to identify the characteristics of an organisation that support achievement of its goals
  6. An ability to identify the external factors that impact on an organisation and its industry sector

Assessment

Learning contract: 10%
Journal: 30%
Project: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

420 hours work placement, 39 hours independant study

Prerequisites

Admission to the Cooperative Education Program and completion of 84 credit points in the Bachelor of Visual Arts, Gippsland Campus.